P0170 Engine Fault Code

Check Solution For P0170 OBD Code :

P0170 engine code seems a kind of powertrain problem, we try to show one by one the meaning and the solution.
Brief explanation of the P0170 code and definition of P0170 is the bottom side.

P0170 Meaning :

p Powertrain Code
Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems.
0 SAE - Generic
1 Transmission
7 Vehicle Speed Output Circuit
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 P0170 ?

There are currently two main types of cylinder deactivation used today, depending on the type of engine. P0170 code for the pushrod design which uses solenoids to alter the oil pressure delivered to the lifters. In their collapsed state, the lifters are unable to elevate their companion pushrods under the valve rocker arms, resulting in valves that cannot be actuated and remain closed.

P0170 Code Description:

Regarding the P0170 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 P0170 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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