P0296 Ford

Ford P0296 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0296 Cylinder 12 Contribution Balance

P0296 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0296
Cylinder 12 Contribution/Balance
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0296 definition:
Code P0296 is triggered when the Power Train Control Module (PCM) detects that the acceleration rate of the crankshaft for Cylinder #12 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 P0296
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Engine Misfire – Engine Run Rough – Low MPG
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0296
– Fuel Injector #12 – Faulty or Corroded Fuel Injector #12 Connector – Plugged #12 Fuel Injector – Dirty #12 Fuel Injector
Solutions – Clean Fuel Injector #12 Connector – Clean Fuel Injector #12 – Replaced Fuel Injector