P0278 Ford

Ford P0278 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0278 Cylinder 6 Contribution Balance

P0278 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0278
Cylinder 6 Contribution/Balance
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0278 definition:
Code P0278 is triggered when the Power Train Control Module (PCM) detects that the acceleration rate of the crankshaft for Cylinder #6 was less than a calibrated amount. During normal conditions the PCM turns the Fuel Injectors ON and OFF in the Fuel Injection System.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0278
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Engine Misfire – Engine Run Rough – Low MPG
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0278
– Fuel Injector #6 – Faulty or Corroded Fuel Injector #6 Connector – Plugged #6 Fuel Injector – Dirty #6 Fuel Injector
Solutions – Clean Fuel Injector #6 Connector – Clean Fuel Injector #6 – Replaced Fuel Injector