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P0496 Engine Trouble Code

P0496 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0496 the reason should be . However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0496 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When the check engine light comes P0496 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.

P0496 Code Meaning :

P 0 4 9 6
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault 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.

P0496 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0496 OBD-II Trouble Code The evaporative emission (EVAP) control system limits fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere. Fuel tank vapors are allowed to move from the fuel tank, due to pressure in the tank, through the v P0496 code.

Reason For P0496 Code

The reason of P0496 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance.

P0496 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.