P048B - Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P048B Possible Causes

  • Faulty Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch
  • Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P048B?

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 P048B code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P048B 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P048b Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code P048b - Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch Circuit - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • P048B AUDI Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch Circuit
  • P048B DODGE Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch Circuit
  • P048B FORD Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch Circuit
  • P048B VOLKSWAGEN Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Position Sensor/Switch Circuit

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