Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P2281 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 P2281 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P2281

    OBD-II Code Restriction in the EGR system is defined as a Air Leak Between MAF and Throttle Body

    The engine computer (PCM) monitors the airflow through the engine. If there is sudden drop in airflow, code P2281 will be stored.

    Common Problems That Trigger the P2281 Code

    • Damaged charge air cooler assembly
    • Restriction in the EGR system
    • Turbo boot is damaged

    Common Repairs Needed for the P2281 Code

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