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P0286 Engine Trouble Code

P0286 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0286 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0286 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0286 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off.

P0286 Code Meaning :

P 0 2 8 6
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low Reverse Input Circuit

The poor running symptoms are consistent with a MAP sensor malfunction. In addition, in some cases, a bad MAP sensor will not throw a code. Again, the ELD code likely represents a separate wiring issue.

P0286 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0286 OBD-II Trouble Code Code P0286 is triggered when the Engine Control Module ( P0286 code.

Reason For P0286 Code

The reason of P0286 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P0286 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.