Your Packard Twin engine control system detects a problem, the computer stores the diagnostic trouble
code P3831 in its memory.
To figure out what is wrong with your vehicle you must first extract the P3831 DTC For Packard Twin.
On 1999 and later P3831 Packard Twin 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.
P3831 Packard Twin DTC Meaning
Powertrain Code - Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems.
SAE - Generic
Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Performance
Low Coolant Circuit
PCM Stack Overrun
The scent may P3831 Packard Twin signal oil or coolant leaking from their normally closed-loop systems, or it may indicate dangerous exhaust gases invading your car's interior. Car and truck exhaust contains toxic gases such P3831, so if the inside of your car P3831 DTC For Packard Twin as if you were standing behind your car, get out and get it fixed. Fight the urge to take a little nap first. So sleepy. That's the carbon monoxide talking, friends. At least open a window on your way to the shop.