B0257 Triumph Herald is a DTC or a diagnostic trouble code. It is a check engine light code which indicates that the catalyst's system efficiency is less than the required threshold. In simple terms, it means that more pollution is added into the air than what was supposed to be because of your car. There are two wires dedicated for each coil; one is battery feed which usually comes from the distribution center, and the other one for the coil driver circuit from the PCM. The PCM grounds or ungrounds the circuit to activate or deactivate the coil.
SymptomsSymptoms of a B0257 Triumph Herald diagnostic trouble code may include:
Possible Causes :
Look for damage to the tank indicating impact that may have damaged the fuel pump or sender. Use the DVOM to test resistance and continuity on all system circuits if actuator and sensor resistance levels are in compliance with manufacturer's specifications.
Diagnostic trouble code B0257 Triumph Herald is not difficult to diagnose and repair. Thus, it always pays to have a qualified technician to look after your vehicle should this error code arise.
Diagnosing this code requires the engine to be in good running shape, without unmetered air entering the engine. If other codes that relates to misfiring condition, lean running or air entering the engine is present, then you must first fix those error codes before B0257 Triumph Herald.
Fortunately, B0257 Triumph Herald is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.