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P0538 Engine Trouble Code

P0538 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0538 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 P0538 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0538 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.

P0538 Code Meaning :

P 0 5 3 8
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction Cold Start Injector 1 Malfunction Timing Reference High Resolution Signal A Too Many Pulses

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.

P0538 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0538 OBD-II Trouble Code The Powertrain Control Module ( P0538 code.

Reason For P0538 Code

The reason of P0538 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

Parts or components should not be replaced with reference to only a P0538 DTC. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing.