Engine-Codes - Generic - P140C

P140C - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Slow Response Decreasing Flow

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P140C Possible Causes

  • Faulty Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve harness is open or shorted
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P140C 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 P140C code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P140C 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P140C Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • P140C CHEVROLET Exhaust Gas Recirculation Slow Response Decreasing Flow
  • P140C FORD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit 'B'
  • P140C GMC Exhaust Gas Recirculation Slow Response Decreasing Flow
  • P140C LINCOLN Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit 'B'
  • P140C MERCURY Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit 'B'

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