Question about Chevrolet Cruze

1 Answer

How to repair P2096

HI, I am having a malfunction in Cruze 2010 done 70,000 km,of the P2096 Post Catalyst Fuel System, as per the service center it requires replacement, the cost is too much to replace which I cannot afford, I would like to know the reason for the mal function and what is the solution for this apart from replacement

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chevrolet Master
  • 3,679 Answers

I would expect the reason for the error code is there is a build up of carbon etc on the sensor so is not transmitting the correct information , try using a fuel addative that covers the catalytic convertor as well as the engine/fuel system , take for a longish drive at a good steady speed so the engine gets to a high working temperature , you may have to repeat this to get a good result but much cheaper than replacing the part , if this clears the error code then i'd advise using an addative every 10k to keep things clean and working better , you should get a bit better fuel economy as well

Posted on Nov 25, 2014

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 280 Answers

SOURCE: I have a 2004 Dodge Stratus with just under 80,000

This would refer to the "down stream" sensor, which would be past the catalytic convertor. You may also have an exhaust leak near the cat, contaminated fuel or maybe even low fuel pressure.

Posted on Mar 18, 2010

Molson02536
  • 3854 Answers

SOURCE: 2004 or 05 Jeep Wrangler dtc P2096

Here is more information about P2096
P2096-DOWN STREAM FUEL TRIM LEAN BANK 1

WHEN MONITORED 
With the engine running in closed loop mode, the ambient/battery temperature above (-7°C) 20°F , altitude below 8500 ft and fuel level greater than 15%.

SET CONDITION 
If the PCM multiplies short term compensation by long term adaptive and a certain percentage is exceeded for two trips, a freeze frame is stored, the MIL illuminates and a trouble code is stored. Two Trip Fault. Three good trips to turn off the MIL.

Here are some possible casuses:
Exhaust leak
Engine mechanical problem
02 sensor
02 signal circut
02 return circut
Fuel contamination

Good luck and hope this helps. 

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

Murphybanton
  • 2004 Answers

SOURCE: Tundra Shock replacement premature??

For a 2006 Toyota Tundra, $850 labour included is quite reasonable as it costa about $1,100 labour inclusive in my area.

Great deal.

Rate this fixya.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

wracefans24
  • 1985 Answers

SOURCE: P2096 Engine Code for a 2005 Caravan

P2096=Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1,
drivers side was too lean at one time and set code,You should hhave the code erased and see if it returns again,

Posted on Dec 29, 2009

  • 24 Answers

SOURCE: My 2005 Nissan Pathfinder Service Engine Light

Are you the original buyer? If so I would have contacted nissan because most states have what is referred to as a lemon law. According to Statelawyers.com, Lemon Law refers to the statement from the government that was created to protect consumers from defects in automobile. An automobile that has manufacturing defect(s) or if it requires repeated repairs after purchase and if the automobile is under warranty period, such a vehicle is termed as a lemon.

A law was placed for the benefit of consumers to prevent them from a lemon vehicle. In a nut shell if any vehicle such as a car is under warranty period and is suffering from various defects that prevent a consumer to use the vehicle effectively then Lemon law act or the Magnuson Moss Act comes into force.

Lemon law can be enforced on any sort of vehicle like a car, truck, van, SUV, motorcycle, boat or computer, etc. If any of these consumer durables is found to be defective then the consumer is entitled for either money back, replacement or a cash settlement. The law can be consulted with a Lemon law attorney as various states have different lemon laws. Some states have a lemon law for only the automobiles but some also include other consumer durables like computers, etc.

A dealer or manufacturer should have made number of attempts to repair the vehicle before being declared as lemon. Usually three or more attempts in row over a short period of time are required for any vehicle to be termed as lemon. Lemon law is also applicable to vehicles which have been resold but are still under warranty and meet the mileage and time criteria. More often it is very difficult to persuade a manufacturer to accept a lemon vehicle. In such cases a lemon suit is often called for.

To ensure whether a vehicle is a lemon or not one should observe certain conditions of the vehicle before pursuing a lemon law suit. A vehicle should exhibit some serious defect or some abnormal condition. Such a condition should be covered by manufacturer's warranty. Number of attempts for repair should also be taken into account before preparing a lemon law suit. A written notice should have also been issued to the manufacturer prior to a lemon law suit.

A vehicle that has been bought back by the manufacturer from the customer is known as a Lemon Buy Back. Such lemon buy backs are often sold in auctions as used cars by the manufacturers.

The Lemon law enforced for protecting consumers from the lemon vehicles is Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. This lemon law states that any advertised guarantee should explicitly state relevant information about a warranty. This law ensures that any warranty for goods above $15 should be clearly expressed on the goods and should be clear and easy to understand. The Magnuson-Moss Warranty act enables a consumer to bring suit to any manufacturer, supplier, warrantor, or service contractor for any defective piece of good or services.

A lemon vehicle explicitly loses market value due to its manufacturing defect. Moreover, manufacturing defects may lead to several life threatening circumstances. It also substantially impedes a person's ability to control or operate a motor vehicle for ordinary use or intended purposes. Any manufacturing defect can also create a substantial risk of fire or explosion. All these risk elements call for enforcement of Lemon law in the states of United States. This law helps consumer from all such threats and hazardous circumstances.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What does code p2096 mean for 2005 magnum SE?


P2096- Post Catalyst Fuel Trim Sys Too Lean Bank1... It could be the result of bad gas or if you used fuel with a higher content of Ethanol. It could also mean that the post cat. converter O2 sensor on the driver side is bad. I would try filling up with a good quality gas (minimal Ethanol content), disconnect the negative terminal on the battery for a minute or so to reset the MAL (malfunction indicator light) and see if that takes care of it. If the code reappears, you may have a bad sensor, maybe ECU ECM PCM, worst case.... If you happen to need any info or ECU ECM PCM for this current vehicle (as they have a HIGH failure rate) or ANY other type of Car, diesel trucks small and big, SUV DIESELs ANYTHING etc, please call 888-672-4816 or 954-279-2040 and tell them Tim From FIXYA.COM sent you for FREE PROGRAMMING on YOUR NEW ECU ECM PCM DIESEL OR GAS COMPUTER!! Best Regards, -Tim

Mar 27, 2015 | 2005 Dodge Magnum SE

1 Answer

ERROR CODE P2098 WHAT DOES THIS MEAN


P2096 or P2098 Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Low Limit
Possible Causes:
  • Malfunctioning fuel injectors
  • Low fuel system pressure
  • Fuel that is contaminated
  • Missing, loose, or leaking exhaust components from the HO2S forward
  • Vacuum leaks
  • Ethanol concentration greater than 15 percent
  • Incorrect PCV system operation

Mar 17, 2015 | 2009 Pontiac G8

1 Answer

P2096 engine code


1st google hit.
P2096 Suzuki - Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean
to see this steps read the FSM. it covers this.
lots of tests. not guessing.
Low fuel pressure
- Misfire condition
- Large vacuum leak
- Air leak near sensor
- Plugged catalytic converter
- Lean air/fuel ratio
- Faulty front O2 sensor


Jul 01, 2014 | 2007 Suzuki Swift 1.3

1 Answer

Mini cooper code p2096


Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean

Jan 04, 2013 | 2004 Mini Cooper

1 Answer

P2096


Hi there:
DTC P2096 - Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean (Bank 1)

Lean mixture code could be caused by a leakage in the rubber boot that is between the throttle body (similar to a carburetor) and the air cleaner housing. Following are all the tests to be done for a vehicle other than yours... HERE.

Hope this helps; also keep in mind that your feedback is important and I`ll appreciate your time and consideration if you leave some testimonial comment about this answer.

Thank you for using FixYa, have a nice day.

Jul 11, 2012 | 2005 Hyundai Accent

1 Answer

How do I turn off the service engine code in my 2005 hyundai accent ..code p2096


The code.... P2096.... Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean, Bank 2... If this has been repaired you can turn off the light with a scanner tool.....

Feb 12, 2010 | 2005 Hyundai Accent

1 Answer

P2096 Engine Code for a 2005 Caravan


P2096=Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1,
drivers side was too lean at one time and set code,You should hhave the code erased and see if it returns again,

Dec 28, 2009 | 2005 Dodge Caravan

2 Answers

Repair codes P2096 and P0137


P2096= Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean

P0137= O2 sensor voltage low bank 1 sensor 2

Mar 11, 2009 | 2006 Chrysler Sebring

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

206 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8531 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...