Engine-Codes - Volvo - P0243 VOLVO

P0243 VOLVO - Turbocharger Control Valve

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0243 VOLVO Possible Causes

  • Faulty Turbo Boost Control Solenoid Valve
  • Turbo Boost Control Solenoid Valve harness is open or shorted
  • Turbo Boost Control Solenoid Valve circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Waste Gate
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

How is the P0243 VOLVO code repair?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0243 VOLVO code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0243 VOLVO code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P0243 VOLVO Meaning

This fault code is stored in the Engine Control Module (ECM) when a fault is detected with the wastegate control solenoid circuit. The purpose of the control system is to limit the boost pressure to allow for optimum performance without the risk of engine damage due to excessive boost pressure. The electrical circuit is monitored for open circuit, short circuit, and high resistance conditions.

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