P0787 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P0787 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0787 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.
Theoretically you can drive for a few weeks or even months with a broken MAF sensor. You will notice a decrease in gas mileage and over time the car will eventually start stalling a lot. At a shop, the replacement cost is between $200-$300 depending on the car, but that's usually the cost of parts because the labor is relatively simple.
P0787 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low||Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Intermittent||Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low||Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Malfunction|
The catalytic converter has an oxygen sensor in front and behind it. When the vehicle is warm and running in closed loop mode, the upstream oxygen sensor waveform reading should fluctuate.
P0787 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP0787 OBD-II Trouble Code Shift solenoid valve ST is switched ON OFF by a signal from Engine Control Module ( P0787 code.
Reason For P0787 CodeThe reason of P0787 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Intermittent.
P0787 DTC 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.