P013A Buick Invicta 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. Other symptoms that may indicate this problem are when the Check Engine Light illuminates and when there is a visible lack of engine power.
SymptomsSymptoms of a P013A Buick Invicta diagnostic trouble code may include:
Possible Causes :
With the valve disconnected, the red voltmeter lead should be attached to the IMRC valve power wire and the black voltmeter lead connected to ground. You might continue by connecting the scanner to the vehicle diagnostic connector and retrieving all stored codes and freeze frame data. Look at the plug wires to make sure they are not burnt or laying on the exhaust.
Diagnostic trouble code P013A Buick Invicta 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 P013A Buick Invicta.
Fortunately, P013A Buick Invicta is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.