B0279 Nissan Stagea is described as Intake Air Temperature (IAT) Circuit Malfunction. It's actually a general trouble code for a problem on IAT electrical circuit sensor, as it sends incorrect voltage input signals to the PCM. Other symptoms that may indicate this problem are when the Check Engine Light illuminates and when there is a visible lack of engine power.
SymptomsSymptoms of a B0279 Nissan Stagea diagnostic trouble code may include:
Possible Causes :
You might continue by connecting the scanner to the vehicle diagnostic connector and retrieving all stored codes and freeze frame data. Look for damage to the tank indicating impact that may have damaged the fuel pump or sender.
Diagnostic trouble code B0279 Nissan Stagea 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 B0279 Nissan Stagea.
Fortunately, B0279 Nissan Stagea is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.