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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0530 diagnostic trouble code. We've provided the common symptoms that occur when this code is set along with the frequent repairs that address the issues related to the P0530 code.

What Does P0530 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0530 is defined as a A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor "A" Circuit

    The engine control module (PCM) uses pressure sensors to monitor the high pressure side of the A/C System. When the pressure gets high, the PCM will command the cooling fans on. If the PCM detects an irrational signal from the sensor, it will set code P0530.

    P0530 Symptoms

    • A/C may not operate
    • Cooling fans may stay on all the time

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0530 Code

    • A/C pressure sensor failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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