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P0284 MERCEDES-BENZ

P0284 MERCEDES-BENZ - Cylinder 8 Contribution/Balance Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Dirty Fuel Injector 8
  • Faulty Fuel Injector 8
  • Plugged Fuel Injector 8
  • Fuel injector 8 harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel injector 8 circuit poor electrical connection

Tech notes

Clogged or partially clogged fuel injector can cause this code. Start by performing an injector flush before replacing the injector.

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Engine Misfire
  • Engine Run Rough
  • Low MPG

P0284 Mercedes-benz Description

Code P0284 is triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects that the acceleration rate of the crankshaft for Cylinder 8 was less than a calibrated amount. During normal conditions, the ECM turns the Fuel Injectors ON and OFF in the Fuel Injection System.
OBDII Code P0284 Mercedes-benz - Cylinder 8 Contribution/Balance Fault - AutoCodes.com

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