U0497 Auto Trouble Code

U0497 OBD2 specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.

U0497 OBDII Repair :

When you turn on the ignition, the Service Engine Soon or Check Engine U0497 light should flash briefly, indicating that the OBD system is ready to scan your vehicle for any malfunctions. After this brief flash, the light should stay off while you drive as long as no problems are detected. You'll be glad to know that your vehicle is equipped with an early warning system that could save you time, money, and fuel in addition to helping protect the car!

Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 1 Circuit Low and P2127 - Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 Circuit Low would lead you to suspect a defective accelerator pedal position sensor.

Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start. Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use. You should also check that the spark plug gap is set properly. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. These can range from a faulty spark plug lead, shorted kill switch or flywheel key damage.

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