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P0266 Engine Trouble Code

P0266 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0266 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 P0266 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0266 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.

P0266 Code Meaning :

P 0 2 6 6
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control 'A' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) 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.

P0266 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0266 OBD-II Trouble Code Code P0266 is triggered when the Engine Control Module ( P0266 code.

Reason For P0266 Code

The reason of P0266 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P0266 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.