P0990 Engine Fault Code

Check Solution For P0990 OBD Code :

P0990 engine code seems a kind of powertrain problem, we try to show one by one the meaning and the solution.
Brief explanation of the P0990 code and definition of P0990 is the bottom side.

P0990 Meaning :

p Powertrain Code
Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems.
0 SAE - Generic
9 Fuel And Air Metering (Injector Circuit Malfunctions Only)
9 Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit Performance
0 Transmission Engaged At High Throttle Angle

SAE - Generic codes, which have a '0' as their second digit to indicate they are common to all makes and models of vehicles. These are the codes that are required for basic emissions fault diagnosis.

How To Fix P0990 ?

Like the all engines, the car engine system employs specially developed hydraulic lifters (known as switching roller followers) for the P0990 code intake and exhaust valves. The lifters can be collapsed by disengaging an internal locking pin. The locking pin is disengaged using solenoids to alter oil pressure fed into the lifter.

P0990 Code Description:

Regarding the P0990 code, it would probably be worthwhile to carefully inspect the wire harness near the intake manifold bracket. This is done most easily from below the car in the area near the oil filter. When you see P0990 engine fault code on your engine code reader this description will help you.

P Codes List of all Powertrain codes.

Final Step: In the definitions listed below, there is a test drive recommended after you've completed any repairs to see if the condition is fixed. Before you take a test drive after a repair, always erase the P Code(s) first. This will turn the check engine light off and then you will know if the check engine light returns, you've got further diagnostics to complete.

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