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Continuous Memory Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) 214 indicates an error has been detected in the Cylinder Identification (CID) input signal. The error could be due to a hard fault or an intermittent condition.Possible causes:
CAUTION : While performing this test, do not touch any moving engine parts.
Rerun quick test. See: Reading and Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes\Reading Diagnostic Trouble Codes\Quick Test Appendix (Detailed Testing Instructions)
The purpose of the road test is to identify an area of concern by monitoring certain controlled parameters while trying to recreate a driveability or MIL symptom.NOTE: A basic working knowledge of the EEC-IV system is critical to effectively analyze road test data.WARNING: This road test is a suggested but optional procedure. All applicable safety procedures and traffic laws must be followed. In order for a road test to be performed, it is required that another person accompany the driver. The accompanying person can make measurements, observe changes and record notes. If for some reason this test is not performed, return to Diagnostic Routines for other possible causes. Prepare Vehicle For a Road Test
Preliminary Power/Ground Checks
POWERS: KAPWR >10.5V (Pin 1)VPWR >10.5V (Pins 37/57)VREF 5 (+/-) 1V (Pin 26)GROUNDS (all = 0 ±0.5V): PWR GND (Pins 40/60)SIG RTN (Pin 46)IGN GND (Pin 16)OPTIONAL GROUNDS: HO2S GND (Pin 49)CSE GND (Pin 20)MAF RTN (Pin 9 or 15)Obtaining Other information and Materials Before the Road Test
Analyzing the Data