P0281 Ford

Ford P0281 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0281 Cylinder 7 Contribution Balance

P0281 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0281
Cylinder 7 Contribution/Balance
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0281 definition:
Code P0281 is triggered when the Power Train Control Module (PCM) detects that the acceleration rate of the crankshaft for Cylinder #7 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 P0281
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Engine Misfire – Engine Run Rough – Low MPG
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0281
– Fuel Injector #7 – Faulty or Corroded Fuel Injector #7 Connector – Plugged #7 Fuel Injector – Dirty #7 Fuel Injector
Solutions – Clean Fuel Injector #7 Connector – Clean Fuel Injector #7 – Replaced Fuel Injector