Vauxhall Sintra P0142 Code:

OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code

Trouble In Vauxhall Sintra P0142 Possible Cause

Vauxhall Sintra P0142 leads to an unsuccessful repair. Engine misfire codes, lean exhaust codes, fuel injector codes, and virtually any other drivability or transmission code that is accompanied by a controller communication code can potentially be a pitfall for misdiagnosis.

Common Symptoms For Vauxhall Sintra P0142

  1. The PCM then compares transmission output speed data with engine input speed data to determine shift patterns, as well as certain engine drivability functions. The typical output speed sensor uses a three-wire connector but check the vehicle manufacturer's wiring diagram to confirm the specific design of the vehicle in question
  2. Repair or replace any open, shorted, damaged, or corroded items as required and retest the system to make sure that repairs were successful
  3. If the fluid smells or appears burned, remove the transmission pan and check for the presence of clutch material and other debris
  4. If either the reference voltage or ground circuits are open, use the digital volt/ohmmeter to check for continuity (disconnect all related control modules from the circuit before checking circuit resistance or controller damage may occur) and resistance in all circuits

Similar Problems

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Vauxhall Sintra P0142 Troubleshooting

Having one of the signs of a bad gasket is usually not enough to prove a failure of a gasket, but multiple symptoms are most likely the result of gasket failure. It is advisable to have the vehicle driven as little as possible whenever the symptoms occur. Depending on the symptoms, either have the gasket replaced or repaired.
The cost of replacing a gasket usually varies from one mechanic to the other. Replacing a gasket is quite expensive in modern engines due to their location and the amount of labor that is required to replace them. Vauxhall Sintra P0142 OBD2 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.

How to turn off Vauxhall Sintra P0142 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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