P245A DODGE code

What is P245A code?

The engine computer (PCM) is programmed to bypass the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Cooler under certain driving conditions. The PCM monitors the system to ensure that the bypass valve operates as requested. If the EGR bypass valve fails to operate as requested, code P245A is stored.

What is EGR cooler bypass valve?

EGR bypass valve – Located on the intake inlet. The ECM uses this valve to allow exhaust gas into the engine without going through the EGR cooler (EGR cooler bypass).

What happens when EGR cooler fails?

But what happens if an EGR cooler fails? EGR cooler failure can compromise the integrity of your vehicle, leading to severe engine damage and possible impairment to other components. It can often go unnoticed for some time too as the symptoms are not always obvious.

What are the symptoms of a faulty EGR valve?

What are the symptoms of a failing EGR valve?

  • Your engine has a rough idle. …
  • Your car has poor performance. …
  • You have increased fuel consumption. …
  • Your car frequently stalls when idling. …
  • You can smell fuel. …
  • Your engine management light stays on. …
  • Your car produces more emissions. …
  • You hear knocking noises coming from the engine.

Jul 11, 2018

Where is EGR cooler located?

The EGR cooler is located on top of the passenger side valve cover. Besides the EGR pipes, only the air filter lid and intake tube need to be removed.

How much does it cost to replace EGR cooler?

between $270 and $3700

For a replacement EGR cooler you could be looking at between $270 and $3700, which will vary from case to case. The higher end pricing usually applies to modified or high performance engines, so for a passenger car you are likely looking at the lower end of the spectrum.

How long does it take to replace EGR cooler?

If you’ve taken your turbo off and on before I can see the oil cooler and EGR cooler being replaced in 8-10 hours. If you haven’t ripped into the engine to that level before, I would plan on 10-14 hours.