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P0291 Engine Trouble Code

P0291 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0291 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 P0291 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0291 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.

P0291 Code Meaning :

P 0 2 9 1
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 Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction

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.

P0291 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0291 OBD-II Trouble Code Code P0291 is triggered when the Engine Control Module ( P0291 code.

Reason For P0291 Code

The reason of P0291 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P0291 DTCs may also be triggered by faults earlier down the line. For example, a dirty MAF sensor might be causing the car to overcompensate in its fuel-trim adjustments. As a result, oxygen sensors are likely to report fuel mixture problems.