Your Dodge Mirada engine control system detects a problem, the computer stores the diagnostic trouble
code C0499 in its memory.
To figure out what is wrong with your vehicle you must first extract the C0499 DTC For Dodge Mirada.
On 1999 and later C0499 Dodge Mirada engines, the instrument cluster has a built-in self-diagnostic mode that can be accessed by pressing and holding the instrument cluster SELECT/RESET button. Insert the ignition key and turn to the RUN position (but don't crank or start engine). Continue to press and hold the SELECT/RESET button (for 5 seconds) until the word TEST is displayed by the odometer. Release the SELECT/RESET button within three seconds after the word TEST is displayed to begin the self-diagnostic mode.
C0499 Dodge Mirada DTC Meaning
Chassis Code - Problem is controller area network wiring bus and modules.
SAE - Generic
Fuel And Air Metering (Injector Circuit Malfunctions Only)
TP Sensor Learn Not Complete
A/C System High Pressure High Temperature
If your vehicle failed a C0499 Dodge Mirada test and the C0499 Check Engine Light is NOT on, chances are you have a problem with the OBDII system, a burned out MIL lamp, or a faulty catalytic converter. The converter is essentially an afterburner that cleans up the exhaust after it exits the engine. The OBDII system uses C0499 a ownstream oxygen sensor to monitor the efficiency of the converter, and it should detect a drop in converter efficiency if the converter has been contaminated or is failing (ignition misfiring, leaky exhaust valves, and oil burning can all damage the converter). What you want to look C0499 DTC For Dodge Mirada: Any conditions that might cause ignition misfire, an overly rich or lean fuel condition, or loss of compression.