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Potential Causes of P0009 OBD Fault Code

This diagnostic trouble code (DTC) is a generic powertrain code. Although generic, the specific repair steps may vary depending on the make and model of your vehicle.   The Engine Control Module (ECM) tests for misalignment between both camshafts on one bank of the engine & the crankshaft. The misalignment would be at an idler sprocket for either bank or at the crankshaft. Once the ECM learns the position of both camshafts on one bank of the engine, the ECM compares the learned values to a reference value. The ECM will set a DTC if both learned values for one bank of the engine are exceeding a calibrated threshold in the same direction. You may also see this DTC in a vehicle that also has other related DTCs such as P0008, P0016, P0017, P0018 and P0019. Bank 2 refers to the side of the engine that doesn't contains cylinder #1. Most likely you will not see just this code, you will also have a P0008 code set at the same time.     Symptoms of a P0009 DTC may include: MIL (Ma...

P0008 , P0016 , P0017 , P0018 , P0019


Potential Causes of a P0008 OBD Fault Code

P0008 Engine Positions System Performance Bank 1 OBD-II Trouble Code Technical Description This diagnostic trouble code (DTC) is a generic powertrain code. Although it's generic, the specific repair steps may vary depending on make and model. The Engine Control Module (ECM) tests for misalignment between both camshafts on one bank of the engine & the crankshaft. The misalignment would be at an idler sprocket for either bank or at the crankshaft. Once the ECM learns the position of both camshafts on one bank of the engine, the ECM compares the learned values to a reference value. The ECM will set a DTC if both learned values for one bank of the engine are exceeding a calibrated threshold in the same direction   You may also see this DTC in a vehicle that also has other related DTCs such as P0009, P0016, P0017, P0018 and P0019. Bank 1 refers to the side of the engine that contains cylinder #1.     Symptoms Symptoms of a P0008 DTC may include: MIL (Malfunction indicator...

P0009 , P0016 , P0017 , P0018 , P0019


Symptoms of P0005 OBD Fault Code

The P0005 DTC code is generic, so that means it applies to all makes of vehicles. It's a very rarely seen DTC. Symptoms Symptoms of a P0005 DTC will include MIL (Malfunction indicator lamp) illumination, although there may be other symptoms. Potential Causes Well there is little to no good information on this code. The "Fuel Shutoff Valve "A" Control Circuit/Open" indicates it may be an open circuit in the electrical system on the fuel shutoff valve control. Solutions Please consult a factory service manual for more specific troubleshooting steps....

P0005


Potential causes of this engine code P0001

This diagnostic trouble code is a generic powertrain code, which means that it applies to OBD-II equipped vehicles, including but not limited to Ford, Vauxhall, VW, Mazda, etc. A P0001 is not a very common trouble code and is more often seen on common rail diesel or diesel engine, and gasoline direct injection equipped vehicles. This code relates to the electrical system as part of the fuel volume regulator system. Automotive fuel systems consist of many components, the fuel tank, fuel pump, filter, lines, injectors, etc. One component in high-pressure fuel systems is a high-pressure fuel pump. Its job is to increase the fuel pressure for the very high pressure needed at the fuel rail for the injectors. These high-pressure fuel pumps have a low-pressure side and high-pressure side, and a fuel volume regulator which controls the pressure. For this P0001 code, it refers to an electrical reading that is "open".   Symptoms of a P0001 DTC may include: Malfunction indicator lamp illumin...

P0001 , P0002 , P0003 , P0004


What does P2700 Transmission friction element mean?

The P2700 is a generic powertrain diagnostic trouble code (DTC) and typically applies to OBD-II vehicles that have an automatic transmission. Transmission friction element:  Pretty vague description given the fact that there are numerous friction elements involved when you consider the mechanical operation of an automatic transmission. Not to mention manual transmissions also use similar friction materials (i.e. clutch).  In this case, I suspect we are referring to an Automatic Transmission. The symptoms and causes vary significantly depending on many things but it is important to note, the first thing to consider is the overall health of the automatic transmission and especially your Automatic Transmission Fluid.  Problems with internal friction materials in the Automatic Transmission most likely will cause erratic driving conditions as far as shift timing, torque output, among countless other consequences to this fault are concerned. Abnormally paired tires, inadeq...

P2700 , Transmission friction


00003 - Control Module OBD Fault

Audi from 2003 to 2013 instrument cluster fualt is a very common failure, the most common symptom is an intermittent or complete loss of instruments that also prevents the engine from starting due to the immobiliser system running through the instrument cluster. Less common symptoms include warning lights remaining on even when the key is removed, flickering instrument lights and/or resetting of the date, time or trip mileage.     Common Failure symptoms:       Failure of all instruments.     Engine will not start     Warning light remain on even with key removed     Unable to communicate with the instrument cluster       Common fault codes:       00003 - Control Module Defective     11646 - Immo Control Unit Defective     16346 - Control Module ROM Error 014 Defective     01DA - Access System/Immobiliser Control Unit No Signal     00525 - Instrument Cluster     00532 - Supply Voltage     00447 - Function Limitation Due To Exc...

Instrument Cluster , Speedo Meter


Do’s and Don’ts of scraping a vehicle

When your vehicle has reached the end of its usefulness, you must get it scrapped at an authorised treatment facility (ATF). These are usually known as a scrapyard, breaker’s yard and dismantlers. But before you head to a scrapyard you can take a private (personalised) number off a vehicle if you want to either if you keep the number to use later or assign it to another vehicle instantly. The vehicle’s original registration number is usually reassigned to it automatically when you take off a private number. You can apply online or by post. It costs £80. You must have the vehicle’s log book (V5C).     Where you can scrap your vehicle Find an authorised treatment facility (ATF) or scrap yards in your area where your vehicle can be scrapped.   When the ATF has your vehicle, they can decide to completely dismantle it for parts or metals  -  repair and sell it themselves It’s illegal to scrap your vehicle anywhere else.   If your vehicle is scrapped the ATF will g...

scrap a car , breaker yards


Common Reasons and Symptoms of Engine Control Module (ECM) Problems

Common Reasons and Symptoms of Engine Control Module (ECM) Problems   The engine control module (ECM), also commonly referred to as the engine control unit (ECU) or Powertrain control module (PCM), is one of the most important components found on virtually all modern vehicles. It essentially functions as the main computer for many of the vehicle’s engine performance and drivability functions. The ECM takes the information from the engine's various sensors and uses that information to calculate and tune engine spark and fuel for maximum power and efficiency.   Corrosion and moisture Corrosion or damage due to moisture is one of the main reasons for ECM failure. Corrosion can enter the ECM through the wiring harness and moisture can enter by a failure in the seals in the ECM itself. This happens over a period of time (5 to 10 years) due to the ECMs exposure to the elements.   Fuel solenoid The electronic fuel solenoid is also a main reason for failure in the ECM. The solenoi...

faulty ECM


What Are Car Engine Sensors, and What Do They Do

What Are Car Engine Sensors, and What Do They Do? The engine computer, or Electronic Control Module (ECM) and its associated sensors control almost every aspect of engine performance. The following glossary of terms defines 17 of the most common sensors and other components found on a modern, computer-controlled automobile.   Coolant Temperature Sensor (CTS) Measures the temperature in the cooling system, so the computer may make adjustments based on the engine's operating temperature. CTS can also control the dashboard warning light.   Crankshaft or Camshaft Position Sensor Monitors the rotation of the engine and tells the computer exactly when to trigger the fuel injectors or the ignition spark.   Detonation (Knock) Sensor Knock Sensor listens for engine "ping" so the computer can retard spark timing, and thereby reduce emissions and overheating.   Electronic Control Module (ECM Computer) ECM controls spark timing, fuel delivery and emission controls. Continuously r...

Car Engine Sensors , sensor


Network OBD2 Generic Fault Codes

Network OBD2 Generic Fault Codes     This list contains standard diagnostic Network trouble codes (DTC's) that are used by all manufacturers to identify vehicle problems. The codes provide below are generic codes that may not apply to all vehicles.   Vehicle manufacturers may use manufacturer specific DTC codes that differ slightly from the codes below.     U0001 High Speed CAN Communication Bus   U0002 High Speed CAN Communication Bus Performance   U0003 High Speed CAN Communication Bus (+) Open   U0004 High Speed CAN Communication Bus (+) Low   U0005 High Speed CAN Communication Bus (+) High   U0006 High Speed CAN Communication Bus (-) Open   U0007 High Speed CAN Communication Bus (-) Low   U0008 High Speed CAN Communication Bus (-) High   U0009 High Speed CAN Communication Bus (-) shorted to Bus (+)   U0010 Medium Speed CAN Communication Bus   U0011 Medium Speed CAN Communication Bus Performance   U0012 Medium Speed CAN Communication Bus...

Network OBD2 Faults , Network OBD2 Codes


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