Your Nissan Versa engine control system detects a problem, the computer stores the diagnostic trouble
code P0A16 in its memory.
To figure out what is wrong with your vehicle you must first extract the P0A16 DTC For Nissan Versa.
On 1999 and later P0A16 Nissan Versa 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.
P0A16 Nissan Versa DTC Meaning
Powertrain Code - Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems.
SAE - Generic
IC Circuit High Voltage
Transmission Control Module Reprogrammable Memory
There are currently two main types of cylinder deactivation used today, depending on the type of engine. P0A16 Nissan Versa code for the pushrod design which uses solenoids to alter the oil pressure delivered to the lifters. In their collapsed state, the lifters are unable to elevate their companion pushrods under the valve rocker arms, resulting in valves that cannot be actuated and remain closed.