Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P069A 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 P069A code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P069A

    OBD-II Code Hard or no start in cold weather is defined as a Cylinder 9 Glow Plug Control Circuit Low

    The Glow Plug is used on diesel engines to preheat the cylinder before the engine is started. If the engine control module (PCM) detects the glow plug for cylinder nine is not operating properly, the PCM will set code P069A.

    Hard or no start in cold weather Symptoms

    • Engine may not start
    • Hard or no start in cold weather

    Common Problems That Trigger the P069A Code

    • Glow plug control module failure
    • Glow plug failure
    • Glow plug wiring harness failure

    Common Repairs Needed for the P069A Code

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