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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P2449 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 P2449 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P2449

    OBD-II Code Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure is defined as a Secondary Air Injection System High Air Flow

    The Secondary Air Injection System pumps outside fresh air into the Exhaust System during cold engine start up. This additional air helps burn up the highly rich exhaust emissions that are produced when the engine is warming up. The Secondary Air System typically has an Air Pump and some tubes or plumbing to route the air. The system also has a solenoid and Check Valve(s) to control the airflow. When the engine control module (PCM) detects a faulty with the Secondary Air Injection System, it will set code P2449.

    Common Problems That Trigger the P2449 Code

    • Clogged or disconnected vacuum hose
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Secondary air pump control valve failure
    • Secondary air pump failure
    • Wiring issue

    Common Repairs Needed for the P2449 Code

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