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P0978 Engine Trouble Code

Meaning of P0978 engine trouble code is : P0978 if your catalytic convertor fails completely, you eventually won't be able to keep the car running. Your gas mileage will also be terrible, so you should try and fix it as soon as you can. Unfortunately, the average replacement cost is around $2,000 and you can't do it yourself unless you're an experienced mechanic.

P0978 Possible Solution:

P0978 Engine

Power Steering Pressure (PSP) Switch Malfunction In Key On, Engine Off Self-Test, this DTC indicates the PSP input to the PCM is high. In Key On, Engine Running Self-Test, this DTC indicates that the PSP input did not change state. Steering wheel must be turned during Key On, Engine Running Self-Test PSP switch/shorting bar damaged SIG RTN circuit open PSP circuit open or shorted to SIGRTN PCM damaged.

P0978 Code Meaning :

P 0 9 7 8
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinders Cylinder 10 Contribution/balance Fault Clutch Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction

The catalytic converter has an oxygen sensor in front and behind it. When the vehicle is warm and running in closed loop mode, the upstream oxygen sensor waveform reading should fluctuate.

P0978 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0978 engine trouble code is about Clutch Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

Reason For P0978 Code

The reason of P0978 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinders.

P0978 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.