Kia Carens P0218 Code:

OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code

Trouble In Kia Carens P0218 Possible Cause

Possible causes of Kia Carens P0218 include a faulty oxygen sensor, faulty electrical connector at the oxygen sensor, faulty or shorted wiring in the oxygen sensor circuit, a blown fuse for the oxygen sensor (if applicable), low or excessive fuel pressure, a vacuum leak on the engine, excessive exhaust leaks, or a faulty PCM.

Common Symptoms For Kia Carens P0218

  1. If the PCM detects an abnormally high exhaust temperature, pressure, and/or noxious gas concentration, the exhaust after treatment fuel injector is activated and the reductant compound is sprayed into the diesel particulate filter or catalytic converter
  2. This will help to determine whether or not the malfunction is intermittent. After the codes are cleared, test drive the vehicle to see if the code returns
  3. This signal is systematically forwarded to affected control modules that utilize the data to accomplish various other tasks
  4. Should all system circuitry and sensors check out and the transmission is in good working order, suspect a faulty PCM but keep in mind that PCM failure is rare and PCM replacement will require reprogramming.

Similar Problems

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Kia Carens P0218 Troubleshooting

Broken engine mountings can cause banging and graunching noises. There are two main types of mounting those centrally placed close to the bottom of the block and those higher up the block which mount on to the inner wings or chassis members. Kia Carens P0218 OBD 2 code on vehicles with electronically controlled automatic transmissions, the 3-4 shift solenoid is responsible for actuating the hydraulic circuits to activate clutches or bands that change gears inside the automatic transmission.

How to turn off Kia Carens P0218 check engine light ?

There are two ways to turn off the check engine light:

A repair technician can do so once repairs have been made.
The OBD II can automatically turn it off when it fails to detect the problem after several diagnostic cycles.

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