What Does P0250 Code Mean?

OBD-II Code P0250 is defined as a Turbocharger/Supercharger Wastegate Solenoid "B" High

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 P0250.The PCM may also disable the turbo or supercharger to prevent further damage to the system.

P0250 Symptoms

  • Lack of boost from the turbo/supercharger

Common Problems That Trigger the P0250 Code

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