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P2197 Engine Trouble Code

P2197 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P2197 the reason should be . However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P2197 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When the check engine light comes P2197 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.

P2197 Code Meaning :

P 2 1 9 7
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering (Injector Circuit Malfunctions Only) Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Malfunction

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.

P2197 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P2197 engine trouble code is about Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Malfunction.

Reason For P2197 Code

The reason of P2197 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

P2197 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.