U0194 Toyota Gaia is described as Oxygen Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1, Sensor 1). This means there's a problem in the front oxygen sensor on Bank 1, as the O2 sensor is inactive. The PCM then uses this data to provide the right strategies for the fuel delivery and ignition timing of the engine.
SymptomsSymptoms of a U0194 Toyota Gaia diagnostic trouble code may include:
Possible Causes :
Check to make sure they are not burnt or corroded. If in doubt, get some Electrical Contact cleaner at any parts store if cleaning of the terminals is needed. Look at the plug wires to make sure they are not burnt or laying on the exhaust. 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.
Diagnostic trouble code U0194 Toyota Gaia 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 U0194 Toyota Gaia.
Fortunately, U0194 Toyota Gaia is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.