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P0297 Engine Trouble Code

P0297 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0297 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 P0297 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

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.

P0297 Code Meaning :

P 0 2 9 7
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault Crankshaft Position Sensor B 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.

P0297 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0297 OBD-II Trouble Code Indicates the vehicle has been operated in a manner which caused the vehicle speed to exceed a calibration limit. The vehicle speed is continuously monitored and evaluated by the Power Train Control M P0297 code.

Reason For P0297 Code

The reason of P0297 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P0297 DTCs may also be triggered by faults earlier down the line. For example, a dirty MAF sensor might be causing the car to overcompensate in its fuel-trim adjustments. As a result, oxygen sensors are likely to report fuel mixture problems.