AutoCodes - Generic - P0243

P0243 Code - Turbo/Super Charger Wastegate Solenoid 'A'

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0243 code possible causes

  • Faulty Turbo Boost Control Solenoid Valve
  • Turbo Boost Control Solenoid Valve harness is open or shorted
  • Turbo Boost Control Solenoid Valve circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Waste Gate
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

|How do I fix the P0243 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 P0243 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0243 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are P0243 code possible symptoms?

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

|P0243 code description

This fault code is stored in the Engine Control Module (ECM) when a fault is detected with the wastegate control solenoid circuit. The purpose of the control system is to limit the boost pressure to allow for optimum performance without the risk of engine damage due to excessive boost pressure. The electrical circuit is monitored for open circuit, short circuit, and high resistance conditions.
OBDII Code P0243 - Turbo/Super Charger Wastegate Solenoid 'A' -

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