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P0979 Engine Trouble Code

P0979 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0979 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 P0979 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0979 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.

P0979 Code Meaning :

P 0 9 7 9
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinders Injection lump Fuel Metering Control 'B' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction

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.

P0979 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0979 engine trouble code is about Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction.

Reason For P0979 Code

The reason of P0979 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinders.

P0979 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.