GMC P161A: Glow Plug Control Module Not Programmed

Is your scanner showing GMC P161A?
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GMC P161A: Glow Plug Control Module Not Programmed

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What Does The GMC P161A Code Mean?

This DTC indicates the glow plug control module (GPCM) is not programmed. DTC P161A runs continuously when the ignition is ON.

Recommended Parts

Below are some recommended auto parts to help you address the trouble code affecting your vehicle and get it running smoothly again:

>>> WORKPRO 582-piece Crimp Terminals, Wire Connectors, Heat Shrink Tube, Electrical Repair Kit
>>> KAIWEETS Digital Multimeter

Note: During the purchasing process, please check carefully whether the part you want to buy fits your car!

Reference Sources

12 OBDG09 Engine Diagnostics for P161A – General Motors, page 394.

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