What Does P0244 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0244 is defined as a Turbocharger/Supercharger Wastegate Solenoid "A"

    The Wastegate solenoid allows unneeded boost generated by the turbo or supercharger to vent the system. The engine control module (PCM) controls the wastegate solenoid. If the PCM cannot control the solenoid, it will set code P0244.The PCM may also disable the turbo or supercharger to prevent further damage to the system.

    P0244 Symptoms

    • Lack of boost from the turbo/supercharger

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0244 Code

    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wastegate solenoid failure
    • Wiring issue

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