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P0296 Engine Trouble Code

P0296 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0296 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 P0296 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0296 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.

P0296 Code Meaning :

P 0 2 9 6
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault 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.

P0296 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0296 OBD-II Trouble Code Code P0296 is triggered when the Engine Control Module ( P0296 code.

Reason For P0296 Code

The reason of P0296 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P0296 DTC reports a sensor fault, replacement of the sensor is unlikely to resolve the underlying problem. The fault is most likely to be caused by the systems that the sensor is monitoring, but might even be caused by the wiring to the sensor itself.