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P2033 - OBD II Trouble Code

Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P2033 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 P2033 code.

What Does P2033 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P2033 is defined as a Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit High

    The Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) Sensor tells the engine control module (PCM) the temperature of the exhaust gas coming out of the engine. High exhaust temperatures can lead to engine or turbocharger failure. If the PCM detects an incorrect signal from the EGT sensor, it will store code P2033.

    P2033 Symptoms

    • Decreased engine performance

    Common Problems That Trigger the P2033 Code

    • Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) sensor failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue

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