C0053 Lancia Appia is described as Oxygen Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected Bank 2 Sensor 1. This code appears when the PCM (powertrain control module, also known as ECM or engine control module in other brands) remains at or close the 0.450 set voltage point. The PCM then uses this data to provide the right strategies for the fuel delivery and ignition timing of the engine.
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 Lancia Appia 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 Lancia Appia.
Fortunately, C0053 Lancia Appia is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.