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  • The intake manifold runner opens to let more air in when the engine is running at a high RPM. Code P2007 is logged once the PCM can’t operate the intake manifold runner located in engine bank 2.
  • This code may be set due to a bad intake manifold runner solenoid or actuator. Other common causes of a P2007 code include blocked vacuum lines, circuit issues, and mechanical failure within the intake manifold runner system.
  • Common symptoms include poor engine performance, reduced fuel efficiency, and engine surge.

Some vehicles have intake manifold runners that allow more air to enter the intake manifold in certain conditions. These intake manifold runners are typically partially closed during starting and idling conditions and they open at higher revolutions per minute (RPMs). If your vehicle’s intake manifold runner is faulty then it can trigger diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) like P2007.

What Does the P2007 Code Mean?

Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P2007 stands for Intake Manifold Runner Control Stuck Closed Bank 2. This code is triggered when the powertrain control module (PCM) can’t operate the intake manifold runner that corresponds to engine bank 2.

automotive intake manifold runner control image
The P2007 code is logged when the PCM can’t operate the intake manifold runner that corresponds to engine bank 2.

The intake manifold runner opens up to let in more air when the engine is running at high RPM, allowing the engine to have better performance and reduced emissions. Different vehicle manufacturers have different intake manifold runner designs, but they all tend to use butterfly valves in the intake manifold.

Note: The definition of code P2007 might be different depending on the vehicle manufacturer. Consult the appropriate repair manual or repair database for the exact code definition.

What are the Common Causes of the P2007 Code?

The P2007 code can be triggered by the following issues:

  • Failed intake manifold runner control actuator or solenoid
  • Blocked vacuum lines
  • Mechanical failure within the intake manifold runner system
  • Circuit issues, such as a damaged wire or poor connection
  • Faulty PCM

What are the Common Symptoms of the P2007 Code?

Your vehicle might exhibit the following symptoms if the P2007 code is stored:

checking the intake manifold system of a car
Problems with the components of the intake manifold runner system can trigger the P2007 code.

How to Diagnose the P2007 Code

The P2007 is a generic code that can be triggered in a variety of modern vehicles. Remember that diagnosing this trouble code can vary depending on vehicle specifications.

If the P2007 code has been triggered, it’s recommended that you have it fixed immediately to keep your vehicle running in tip-top shape. Firstly, you need to find the main problem causing the DTC before you make any repairs. The P2007 code might have a list of common causes, but you shouldn’t automatically assume that your vehicle has those issues because you might end up trying to repair a fully functional component.

Diagnosing this DTC might involve checking the intake manifold runner and its wiring. This task might require a lot of technical knowledge and specialized tools. If you think this is too daunting, then you should leave it to a professional mechanic.

How to Fix the P2007 Code

You wouldn’t want to fix or work on a part that’s functioning properly. This is why a proper diagnosis is the first step of any repair process. There are many ways to fix the problems related to a specific OBD-II code because there are many possible causes. Once you’ve identified the issues causing the trouble code, then you can consult reliable online auto repair resources and how-to guides for possible fixes.

Since different vehicles have different layouts and designs, a fix for an OBD-II code’s underlying issues can vary. This is why you should consult a repair manual or repair database when it comes to troubleshooting and repairing DTCs. Chilton repair manuals can be useful, but an ALLDATA DIY subscription might be better, as it provides detailed factory repair information for drivers who want to do the repairs themselves.

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William Guzenski, ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician
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William “Bill” Guzenski has produced hundreds of how-to videos for the automotive community. He’s an ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician, and is affiliated with the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). He loves attending race events and car shows throughout the country, as well as traveling in his 40-foot motorhome, exploring abandoned mines and ghost towns.

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