Logo

P0512 Engine Trouble Code

P0512 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0512 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 P0512 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P0512 if your catalytic convertor fails completely, you eventually won't be able to keep the car running. Your gas mileage will also be terrible, so you should try and fix it as soon as you can. Unfortunately, the average replacement cost is around $2,000 and you can't do it yourself unless you're an experienced mechanic.

P0512 Code Meaning :

P 0 5 1 2
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input

Is the fuel pump sometimes not priming when you turn the key to ON(II)? Start by measuring the fuel pressure and checking whether you have bright white-bluish spark at all four plugs. The mechanical timing is also something that you should check, as we mentioned above.

P0512 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0512 engine trouble code is about Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input.

Reason For P0512 Code

The reason of P0512 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

P0512 the main thing to check is to verify the operation of the VCT solenoid. You're looking for a sticking or stuck VCt solenoid valve caused by contamination. Refer to vehicle specific repair manual to perform component tests for the VCT unit.