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P0426 Engine Trouble Code

P0426 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0426 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 P0426 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When the check engine light comes P0426 code on the first you should check is the gas cap. Pull over, retighten it, and take a look at the cap to see if it has any cracks in it. Continue driving and see if the check engine light turns off. Alternately, you can purchase a gas cap for about $3 at an auto parts store. All you need to do is take the old one off and screw on the new one. If you've already made it to the store, you might as well just replace it. While not car-threatening, it's good to take care of this right away to improve gas mileage.

P0426 Code Meaning :

P 0 4 2 6
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Malfunction Reverse Input Circuit

The oxygen (02) sensors on your car measure the oxygen in the exhaust to determine how rich or lean the ratio of fuel and air are in the cylinders. Optimizing this mixture means better fuel economy and fewer exhaust emissions.

P0426 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0426 OBD-II Trouble Code The Engine Control Module ( P0426 code.

Reason For P0426 Code

The reason of P0426 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance.

P0426 code on vehicles with electronically controlled automatic transmissions, the 3-4 shift solenoid is responsible for actuating the hydraulic circuits to activate clutches or bands that change gears inside the automatic transmission.