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P0709 Engine Trouble Code

P0709 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0709 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 P0709 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P0709 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.

P0709 Code Meaning :

P 0 7 0 9
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Intermittent Cylinder 10 Contribution/balance Fault Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction

Regarding the P0709 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.

P0709 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0709 OBD-II Trouble Code The park/neutral position (PNP) switch includes a transmission range switch. The transmission range switch detects the selector lever position when the shift lever is in the N or P shift position and P0709 code.

Reason For P0709 Code

The reason of P0709 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Intermittent.

P0709 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.