P0146 Engine Trouble Code
Meaning of P0146 engine trouble code is : P0146 if your catalytic convertor fails completely, you eventually won't be able to keep the car running. Your gas mileage will also be terrible, so you should try and fix it as soon as you can. Unfortunately, the average replacement cost is around $2,000 and you can't do it yourself unless you're an experienced mechanic.
P0146 Possible Solution:
Power Steering Pressure (PSP) Switch Malfunction In Key On, Engine Off Self-Test, this DTC indicates the PSP input to the PCM is high. In Key On, Engine Running Self-Test, this DTC indicates that the PSP input did not change state. Steering wheel must be turned during Key On, Engine Running Self-Test PSP switch/shorting bar damaged SIG RTN circuit open PSP circuit open or shorted to SIGRTN PCM damaged.
P0146 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low||Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too High||Injection lump Fuel Metering Control 'B' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector)||Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction|
The catalytic converter has an oxygen sensor in front and behind it. When the vehicle is warm and running in closed loop mode, the upstream oxygen sensor waveform reading should fluctuate.
P0146 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP0146 OBD-II Trouble Code The rear heated oxygen sensor (or sensor 3 for some vehicles), after three way catalyst (manifold), monitors the oxygen level in the exhaust gas on each bank. Even if switching characteristics of the P0146 code.
Reason For P0146 CodeThe reason of P0146 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too High.
P0146 DTC reports a sensor fault, replacement of the sensor is unlikely to resolve the underlying problem. The fault is most likely to be caused by the systems that the sensor is monitoring, but might even be caused by the wiring to the sensor itself.