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Check P0985 Fault Code

When you check engine light came on code P0985 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 P0985 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P0985 Code Reason

Parts or components should not be replaced with reference to only a P0985 DTC. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing.

P0985 Possible Fix :

A failing oil pump can cause what's called oil starvation, which is almost always fatal to any engine. Overhead cam engines are especially at risk, because the cam and valve train are farther from the pump than they are in pushrod engines. Oil should be of a proper viscosity, which means it needs to be light enough to move quickly.

P0985 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0985 OBD-II Trouble Code Shifting from 1st to 5th is performed in combination with ”ON” and ”OFF” operation of the shift solenoid valves SL1, SL2, SL3, S4 and SR which is controlled by the Engine Control Module (

Reason For P0985 Code

The reason of P0985 OBD-II Fault Code Check is P0985 Shift Solenoid E Control Circuit Low.

P0985 Solution:

Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start. Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use. You should also check that the spark plug gap is set properly. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. These can range from a faulty spark plug lead, shorted kill switch or flywheel key damage.

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