Hotchkiss Torpedo C1952 Code:

OBD-II Diagnostic Chassis (C) Trouble Code

Trouble In Hotchkiss Torpedo C1952 Possible Cause

The most common cause for this Hotchkiss Torpedo C1952 type of failure is due to liquids spilled on the upshift/downshift switch. Open or shorted electrical wiring, damaged, corroded, or disconnected wiring or connectors are also a viable possibility.

Common Symptoms For Hotchkiss Torpedo C1952

  1. If all of the exhaust gas temperature/pressure (or heated oxygen) sensor circuitry appears to be in proper working order, then proceed with the diagnostic procedure
  2. A suitable OBD-II scanner (or code reader) and a digital volt/ohmmeter will be most helpful in performing a successful diagnosis
  3. Some applications also utilize the inlet door to regulate air flow through the intake tube by adjusting the degree to which the door opens according to throttle position
  4. Check local, state, and federal laws before removing emission related components.

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Hotchkiss Torpedo C1952 Troubleshooting

A sure sign of this is smoke or steam being emitted from underneath the hood. The ignition timing could be set incorrectly and will require adjustment. If, when looking under the hood, you notice that the drive belts appear loose, they need to be tightened or completely replaced. If there is a noticeable pool of fluid underneath the car, this could be a sign of the cylinder head gasket failing. That will be confirmed in the form of billowing smoke being blown from the exhaust system. Hotchkiss Torpedo C1952 the main thing to check is to verify the operation of the VCT solenoid. You're looking for a sticking or stuck VCt solenoid valve caused by contamination. Refer to vehicle specific repair manual to perform component tests for the VCT unit.

How to turn off Hotchkiss Torpedo C1952 check engine light ?

There are two ways to turn off the check engine light:

A repair technician can do so once repairs have been made.
The OBD II can automatically turn it off when it fails to detect the problem after several diagnostic cycles.

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