B0299 is a kind of OBD-II Diagnostic B-Body Diagnostic Trouble Code.
It is considered generic because it applies to all makes and models of vehicles, although specific repair steps may be different depending on your car model.
Symptoms of a B0299 diagnostic trouble code may include:
If the DPF is not cleared the ECU will revert to the "Limp Home Mode" until the situation is corrected
Corroded or damaged connector
Reduction in engine performance, especially at low RPM levels
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminated
Possible Causes :
Dirty air cleaner element Damaged DPF
A plugged converter will cause of host of driveability problems as well as set this code. A severely plugged converter will result in the inability to increase rpm when under load. Look for a code such as P0421 -- catalytic converter efficiency below threshold if the converter indicating a faulty converter.
Fuel with a large percentage of sulfur will clog the DPF quickly
Repair Processes :
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 B0299 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 B0299.
Fortunately, B0299 is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.