The engine C1889 Code is very important thing and it is a necessary thing for the car engineer for solving the car engine. The right meaning of the code is found from the car manufacturer and automobile meaning of the code is from online. The general or automobile meaning of the code is C for Chassis Code Problem is controller area network wiring bus and modules. 1 for MFG – Manufacturer Specific. 8 for Ignition System Or Misfire. 8 for Exhaust Gas Recirculation System Valve 1 and 9 for Kick-Down Switch Failed Short. Once the engine is repaired, a test drive is necessary.