P2413 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation System Performance

Repair Importance Level: 2/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3    What is this?
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P2413 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code P2413

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 P2413 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P2413 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)

P2413 Description

The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) valve is controlled by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). When the EGR valve is open, exhaust gas flows from the exhaust manifold through the EGR valve, the intake manifold, and the EGR passage. The exhaust gas is circulated into the air/fuel mixture to lower the combustion temperatures, reducing oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions. A sensor (lift sensor) is built into the EGR valve and detects the amount of valve lift. The command value for the target valve lift is stored in the PCM so that exhaust gas recirculation can be optimized according to driving conditions. Comparing this command value with the lift sensor output signal value, the PCM controls the EGR valve to make the amount of actual valve lift equal to the command value. If the valve sensor output is not enough for the commanded valve lift, a malfunction is detected and a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is stored.
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