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P1406 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for December 2010

EGR Valve Pintle Position Circuit Malfunction


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1406
Help Request Posted
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3CX52KIS
P1406: EGR pintle position pintle. Head-scrathcher gentlemen, Vehicle runs and starts fine. After a few minutes, vehicle will say on the instrument cluster 'HOT/AC DISABLED'. Car will shut off going down the road, scan tool reads 195F when this happens, but something is making the computer thin...
December 06, 2010
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3CX52KIS
P1406: EGR pintle position pintle. Head-scrathcher gentlemen, Vehicle runs and starts fine. After a few minutes, vehicle will say on the instrument cluster 'HOT/AC DISABLED'. Car will shut off going down the road, scan tool reads 195F when this happens, but something is making the computer thin...
December 06, 2010