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P0815 Engine Trouble Code

P0815 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0815 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 P0815 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0815 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.

P0815 Code Meaning :

P 0 8 1 5
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High Input Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction Shift/Timing Solenoid Malfunction/ 3-2 Shift Solenoid Circuit Electrical

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.

P0815 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0815 engine trouble code is about Shift/Timing Solenoid Malfunction/ 3-2 Shift Solenoid Circuit Electrical.

Reason For P0815 Code

The reason of P0815 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High Input.

P0815 the main thing to check is to verify the operation of the VCT solenoid. You're looking for a sticking or stuck VCt solenoid valve caused by contamination. Refer to vehicle specific repair manual to perform component tests for the VCT unit.