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P0385 Engine Trouble Code

P0385 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0385 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0385 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0385 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off.

P0385 Code Meaning :

P 0 3 8 5
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low Shift/Timing Solenoid Malfunction/ 3-2 Shift Solenoid Circuit Electrical

The poor running symptoms are consistent with a MAP sensor malfunction. In addition, in some cases, a bad MAP sensor will not throw a code. Again, the ELD code likely represents a separate wiring issue.

P0385 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0385 OBD-II Trouble Code The Crankshaft position sensor also known as the crank position sensor is an electronic device used in an engine to record the rate at which the crankshaft is spinning. This information is used by the P0385 code.

Reason For P0385 Code

The reason of P0385 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

P0385 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.