C2990 Aston Martin 2-litre Diagnostic Trouble Code

C2990 Aston Martin 2-litre code definition:
C2990 is a kind of OBD-II Diagnostic C-Chassis Diagnostic Trouble Code for Aston Martin 2-litre.

C2990 Aston Martin 2-litre is defined as Knock Sensor Circuit Range Performance (Bank 1 or Single Sensor). This refers to camshaft timing, which in this case is over-retarded. The PCM then uses this data to provide the right strategies for the fuel delivery and ignition timing of the engine.

Symptoms

Symptoms of a C2990 Aston Martin 2-litre diagnostic trouble code may include:
  • Corroded or damaged connector
  • If the DPF is not cleared the ECU will revert to the "Limp Home Mode" until the situation is corrected
  • Lack of power
  • Rich or lean exhaust
Place of C2990 in engine

Possible Causes :

  • The Mass Airflow sensor will also cause this problem. Mass Airflow circuit malfunction.
  • Fuel with a large percentage of sulfur will clog the DPF quickly
  • Rough running engine due to misfiring plugs. Many engines have misfire codes to indicate the cylinder effected, such as P0307 for number 7.

Common Misdiagnoses

  1. TP Sensor Learn Not Complete Problem
  2. Low Coolant Circuit Problem
  3. Cruise Control System - Vehicle Accel Too High Problem
  4. TFP Valve Position Switch-Drive Without Drive Ratio Problem
  5. Problem

Repair Processes :

Find out what kind of system you have and verify that voltage to the fuel level sensor is present at the fuel pump wiring harness. You might continue by connecting the scanner to the vehicle diagnostic connector and retrieving all stored codes and freeze frame data.

Process Tips

Diagnostic trouble code C2990 Aston Martin 2-litre 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 C2990 Aston Martin 2-litre.

Fortunately, C2990 Aston Martin 2-litre is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.

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