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B0281 Engine Trouble Code

Meaning of B0281 engine trouble code is : Theoretically you can drive for a few weeks or even months with a broken MAF sensor. You will notice a decrease in gas mileage and over time the car will eventually start stalling a lot. At a shop, the replacement cost is between $200-$300 depending on the car, but that's usually the cost of parts because the labor is relatively simple.

B0281 Possible Solution:

B0281 Engine

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.

B0281 Code Meaning :

B 0 2 8 1
OBD-II Diagnostic Body (B) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High Input Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input

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.

B0281 OBD-II Diagnostic Body (B) Trouble Code Description

B0281 engine trouble code is about Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input.

Reason For B0281 Code

The reason of B0281 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High Input.

B0281 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.