P0287 Ford

Ford P0287 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0287 Cylinder 9 Contribution Balance

P0287 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0287
Cylinder 9 Contribution/Balance
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0287 definition:
Code P0287 is triggered when the Power Train Control Module (PCM) detects that the acceleration rate of the crankshaft for Cylinder #9 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 P0287
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Engine Misfire – Engine Run Rough – Low MPG
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0287
– Fuel Injector #9 – Faulty or Corroded Fuel Injector #9 Connector – Plugged #9 Fuel Injector – Dirty #9 Fuel Injector
Solutions – Clean Fuel Injector #9 Connector – Clean Fuel Injector #9 – Replaced Fuel Injector