P0132 O2 Sensor Circuit High (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
Description and meaning of DTC p0132
This diagnostic trouble code (DTC) is a generic powertrain code, which means that it applies to OBD-II equipped vehicles. Although generic, the specific repair steps may vary depending on make/model. This involves the front oxygen sensor on Bank1. This code indicates that the heated oxygen sensor reading is too high. In the case of Ford vehicles, that indicates the voltage at the sensor is over1. 5 volts. Other vehicles may be similar.
p0132 diagnostic trouble code symptoms
You will likely not notice any drivability problems.
DTC p0132 - possible causes
A code P0132 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:The oxygen sensor heater circuit is shorted outThe wiring to the sensor is broken / frayed (less likely)
How to fix OBD-II diagnostic trouble code p0132
The simplest thing to do is to reset the code and see if it comes back. If the code comes back, the problem is more than likely the front Bank1 oxygen sensor. You will likely wind up replacing it but you should alsoconsider these possible solutions:Check for wiring problems (shorted, frayed wires)Check the voltage of the oxygen sensor