P0216 - Injection Timing Control Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P0216 Possible Causes

  • Fuel Injection Pump Gear Alignment
  • Fuel Filter Restriction
  • Transfer Pump Inlet Restriction
  • Faulty Fuel Injection Pump

First diagnose P0216 code

    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.

Cost of diagnosing the P0216 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0216 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.

P0216 Possible Symptoms

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

P0216 Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Fuel Injection Pump operation with the ignition ON. The P0216 code is set when the PCM detects the engine speed is more than 300 RPM and fuel command and timing control are within predetermined parameters.
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