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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P2296 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 P2296 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P2296

    OBD-II Code Decreased engine performance is defined as a Fuel Pressure Regulator 2 Control Circuit High

    The Fuel Pressure Regulator allows the fuel system to release excessive fuel in the fuel rail back to the fuel tank. When the engine control module (PCM) determines that the Fuel Pressure Regulator is not performing properly, the PCM will set code P2296.

    Decreased engine performance Symptoms

    • Decreased engine performance
    • Engine may stall
    • Increased fuel consumption

    Common Problems That Trigger the P2296 Code

    • Fuel pressure regulator failure
    • Fuel pump failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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