By reading 5 volts on the ref wire, isn't that telling me that the computer is good? After unplugging, test light to ground, the driver is not turning on my test light and there's no 12 volts either. Now that I think about it, my 97 GrandAm did the same thing awhile back. I tried deflating and reinflating, retraining my tire sensors, and nothing worked. YourMechanic offers certified mobile mechanics who will come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your vehicle. Continue driving and see if the check engine light turns off. Thanks Paul and fellow techs, my last go for this junk minivan that's kicking my??? Now don't ask yourself; What should you do with P0405 code? Anyone have any advice to the contrary? What does error code P0406 mean on your Chrysler Town and Country Ok, so my voltage on the control wire, unplugged, to the egr solenoid is 3. To interpret the error code, you can use a vehicle service manual or just get back on line.
However, Exhaust Gas Recirculation systems are inherently problematic due to carbon buildup in the intake manifold, etc. Pull over, retighten it, and take a look at the cap to see if it has any cracks in it. Unfortunately, not many parts stores carry them. If you are living in an area that does do emissions testing then before replacing parts, take the car through emissions testing and see if it is really producing high NoX. The solution is here : Dodge Caravan P0405 Possible Solution : The crankshaft sensor signals the fuel injection computer or the ignition control when the cylinders are firing. While not car-threatening, it's good to take care of this right away to improve gas mileage.
My2005 dodge grand caravan jerks when it shifts into gear what could it be. This information is used by the Engine Control Module to control ignition and fuel injection. But the latter symptoms aren't going to be noticeable to a driver. . Also, on a hot day as the gas heats up and vaporizes, those same vapors push into the canister where they're stored. They are not really serviceable.
The solution is here : P0406 Possible Solution : Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start. The emptying process is called canister purge. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. I see that you don't have a scanner with bidirecitonal control, so how did you get the solenoid to energize? P0340 Dodge Description The Camshaft Position Sensor is an electronic device used in an engine to record the rate at which the camshaft is spinning. Its a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country. The sensor system consists of a rotating part, typically a disc, as well as a static part, the actual sensor.
There are two rubber hoses maybe 3 inches each that link formed plastic line to the solenoid. If you have 5 v ref, good sensor ground, good signal if signal is 5. If this is the case, the engine may idle rough, or not at all. When you see P0406 engine fault code on your engine code reader this description will help you. Interested in stuff seen in the videos or the tools and toys Eric O. These can range from a faulty spark plug lead, shorted kill switch or flywheel key damage.
This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. This transducer sensor has a very high failure rate. By posting the year, make, model and engine near the beginning of your help request, followed by the symptoms no start, high idle, misfire etc. P0406 Engine Trouble Code Please or to join the conversation. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set. All you need to do is take the old one off and screw on the new one.
A longer pause will be inserted to separate the digits of the error code. If in doubt, get some Electrical Contact cleaner at any parts store if cleaning of the terminals is needed. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. My van sometimes won't start because it kills the battery. I turned the car on, and proceeded to rev it to see if I could duplicate the conditions, and negative. What is the voltage on the signal wire? The code that you have is a sensor high code, meaning that the pcm is seeing a higher voltage on the signal wire than expected. If you cleaned it all out you are actually hurting your engines performance, because the throttle body resists sludge which in turn protects your throttle plate and bore.
When you fill your car with gas, the vapors in the tank get forced into a canister filled with activated charcoal. Hate to sound like a broken record here, but I still don't think you're dealing with a solenoid control issue. Jounce front suspension three times by pushing downward on front bumper and releasing. Next, when I proceeded to test the integrity of the driver and control, unplugged, test light to ground, the test light did not light. Check to make sure they are not burnt or corroded.
I proceeded to use a jumper wire instead and I head an audible clicking from the egr to the throttle body of the vehicle. Because I did the test just like the book suggested with no results. You'll be glad to know that your vehicle is equipped with an early warning system that could save you time, money, and fuel in addition to helping protect the car! So you should chech it on our car models. This code is similar to P0400, P0401, P0402, P0403, P0404, P0405, P0407, P0408, P0409. But the charcoal can only hold so much vapor.