C0290 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

C0290 – EBCM Failed To Receive Serial Data From PCM


C0290 Possible Symptoms


Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON,Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


C0290 Possible Causes


Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) Calibration,Faulty Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM),Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) harness is open or shorted,Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) circuit poor electrical connection


C0290 Description


The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) sends a state of health message to the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) within 5.5 seconds after the modules are powered up. This message is sent via serial data communications. The EBCM fails to receive serial data from the PCM.