Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P2169 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 P2169 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P2169

    OBD-II Code Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure is defined as a Exhaust Pressure Regulator Vent Solenoid Control Circuit/Open

    The Exhaust Pressure Regulator Vent Solenoid allows excessive pressure in the exhaust system to vent to the atmosphere. If the engine computer detects a failure of the Exhaust Pressure Regulator Vent Solenoid, code P2169 will be stored.

    Common Problems That Trigger the P2169 Code

    • Exhaust pressure vent solenoid failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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