AutoCodes - Audi - P0290 AUDI

P0290 AUDI Code - Cylinder 10 Contribution Balance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0290 AUDI code possible causes

  • Dirty Fuel Injector 10
  • Faulty Fuel Injector 10
  • Plugged Fuel Injector 10
  • Fuel injector 10 harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel injector 10 circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix the P0290 AUDI 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.

|P0290 AUDI code tech notes

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

|Cost of diagnosing the P0290 AUDI code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0290 AUDI 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 P0290 AUDI code possible symptoms?

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

|P0290 AUDI code description

Code P0290 is triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects that the acceleration rate of the crankshaft for Cylinder 10 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 P0290 Audi - Cylinder 10 Contribution Balance - AutoCodes.com

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