P1160 will scrap my vehicle

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Old shape 53 1.4 HDi 16v, changed the engine and now the MIL is on and off with no apparent adverse effect and a P1160 which no one can tell me the meaning of but which will now cause an MOT failure even though the emmisions are fine, does anyone think this is reasonable? can anyone help?
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Arfur Dent wrote:P1160 is a shorted sensor (Air intake, I think)
https://citroenc3owners.com/diesel-citro ... -t181.html

Try the MAF (Mass Air Flow) sensor and its associated wiring and connection to the ECU.

Just disconnecting the MAF and clearing the fault codes and running around will show if its MAF related.
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bill sutton wrote:now the MIL is on and off with no apparent adverse effect and a P1160 which no one can tell me the meaning of but which will now cause an MOT failure even though the emmisions are fine
Just a thought, not sure whether it's possible, someone from this forum might answer the following. Can't you pull the dash out and just unplug the power suplly to the MIL? or even via the lexia 3 software switch off the MIL or any other light and then put the car through the MOT?
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Technically they should check that all the warning lights illuminate prior to starting the engine when they "should" all go out, so no, that won't work either.
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