P0490 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P0490 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Solenoid
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Solenoid harness is open or shorted
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Solenoid circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0490?

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 P0490 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0490 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)

P0490 Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) does not detect voltage on the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Solenoid circuit.
OBDII Code P0490 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • P0490 AUDI Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High
  • P0490 CHRYSLER Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High
  • P0490 DODGE Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High
  • P0490 JEEP Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High
  • P0490 KIA Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High
  • P0490 MITSUBISHI Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High
  • P0490 VOLKSWAGEN Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit High

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