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P0213 Engine Trouble Code

P0213 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0213 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 P0213 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When the check engine light comes P0213 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.

P0213 Code Meaning :

P 0 2 1 3
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction Shift Solenoid E Performance or Stuck Off

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.

P0213 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0213 engine trouble code is about Shift Solenoid E Performance or Stuck Off.

Reason For P0213 Code

The reason of P0213 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P0213 DTCs may also be triggered by faults earlier down the line. For example, a dirty MAF sensor might be causing the car to overcompensate in its fuel-trim adjustments. As a result, oxygen sensors are likely to report fuel mixture problems.