What Does P0316 Code Mean?

OBD-II Code P0316 is defined as a Engine Misfire Detected on Startup (First 1000 Revolutions)

When the engine control module (PCM) detects that one or more cylinders are not sufficiently contributing to keeping the engine running properly, it will set code P0316.

P0316 Symptoms

  • Decreased engine performance
  • Increased fuel consumption

Common Problems That Trigger the P0316 Code

  • Damaged or contaminated spark plug
  • Fuel injector failure
  • Ignition coil failure
  • Internal engine failure
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) software needs to be updated

Common Repairs Needed for the P0316 Code

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