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P0553 Engine Trouble Code

P0553 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0553 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 P0553 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0553 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.

P0553 Code Meaning :

P 0 5 5 3
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction Turbocharger Boost Sensor A Circuit Low Shift Solenoid E Performance or Stuck Off

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.

P0553 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0553 OBD-II Trouble Code Power steering pressure (PSP) sensor is installed to the power steering high-pressure tube and detects a power steering load. This sensor is a potentiometer which transforms the power steering load in P0553 code.

Reason For P0553 Code

The reason of P0553 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

P0553 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.