P0046 Engine Trouble Code

P0046 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0046 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 P0046 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P0046 code can be about replacing a broken oxygen sensor can eventually lead to a busted catalytic convertor which can cost upwards of $2,000. Taking your car into a shop will cost you around $200 depending on the car. However, an oxygen sensor is easy to replace on many cars and is usually detailed in the owner's manual. If you know where the sensor is, you only have to unclip the old sensor and replace it with a new one. Regardless of how you approach it, you should get this fixed right away.

P0046 Code Meaning :

P 0 0 4 6
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Engine Shutoff Solenoid Malfunction Reverse Input Circuit

Regarding the P0046 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.

P0046 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0046 OBD-II Trouble Code Turbocharger/Supercharger Boost Control A Circuit Range/Performance is the generic definition for the P0046. P0046 code.

Reason For P0046 Code

The reason of P0046 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is .

P0046 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.