C0053 Audi 90 is described as Intake Air Temperature (IAT) Circuit Malfunction. It's actually a general trouble code for a problem on IAT electrical circuit sensor, as it sends incorrect voltage input signals to the PCM. This is because the barometric pressure sensor is part of the MAF sensor. Sometimes, the MAF's sensing wire can accumulate and get covered with dirt, dust and/or oil residue, which can also lead to the error code.
Possible Causes :
Find out what kind of system you have and verify that voltage to the fuel level sensor is present at the fuel pump wiring harness. Now, clear the codes and test-drive the vehicle to see if the code is reset.
Diagnostic trouble code C0053 Audi 90 is not difficult to diagnose and repair. Thus, it always pays to have a qualified technician to look after your vehicle should this error code arise.
Diagnosing this code requires the engine to be in good running shape, without unmetered air entering the engine. If other codes that relates to misfiring condition, lean running or air entering the engine is present, then you must first fix those error codes before C0053 Audi 90.
Fortunately, C0053 Audi 90 is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.