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P00C6 Chevrolet Code - Fuel Rail Pressure Low During Engine Cranking

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Code P00C6 Chevrolet Possible Causes

  • Faulty High Pressure Fuel Pump
  • Faulty Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor
  • High Pressure Fuel Pump harness is open or shorted
  • High Pressure Fuel Pump electrical circuit poor connection

How do I Fix the Code P00C6 Chevrolet?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

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Code P00C6 Chevrolet Tech Notes

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What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P00C6 Chevrolet?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P00C6 Chevrolet code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

What are Code P00C6 Chevrolet Possible Symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

Code P00C6 Chevrolet Description

The fuel rail pressure sensor detects fuel pressure within the fuel rail. The Engine Control Module (ECM) provides a 5V reference voltage on the 5V reference circuit and ground on the low reference circuit. The ECM receives a varying signal voltage on the signal circuit.
High pressure fuel is regulated by the high-pressure fuel pump actuator, which is a part of the high-pressure fuel pump. The high-pressure fuel pump actuator is a solenoid valve. The ECM provides a voltage on the actuator high control circuit and ground on the actuator low control circuit. Both circuits are controlled through output drivers within the ECM. When deactivated, both drivers are disabled. When activated, the high control circuit driver energizes the high-pressure fuel pump actuator, and the low control circuit driver Pulse-Width Modulates (PWM) the low control circuit to ground.
The high-pressure mechanical fuel pump is driven by three lobes on the camshaft. The ECM uses the camshaft and crankshaft position sensor inputs to synchronize the high-pressure fuel pump actuator with the position of each of the camshaft lobes. The ECM regulates fuel pressure by adjusting the portion of each pump stroke that provides fuel to the rail.
The ECM monitors the fuel rail fuel pressure sensor and the high-pressure fuel pump actuator to determine if the commanded and actual pressure are within a predetermined range, or if the amount of fuel pressure correction exceeds a calibrated pressure.
The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set if the ECM detects that the fuel pressure is not rising or has fallen beyond acceptable limits during engine cranking.
OBDII Code P00C6 Chevrolet - Fuel Rail Pressure Low During Engine Cranking -
P00C6 Chevrolet Code - Fuel Rail Pressure Low During Engine Cranking

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