The automobile dictionary meaning of the engine P2286 Code is p for Powertrain Code Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems. 2 for MFG – Manufacturer Specific. 2 for Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Performance. 8 for Exhaust Gas Recirculation System Valve 1 and 6 for Cruise Control System – Vehicle Accel Too High. The car engine system services especially developed hydraulic lifters what known as substituting roller followers for the engine P2286 code intake and finish valves. The lifters can be distorted by undoing an inner locking pin. The locking pin is disengaged by solenoids to modify oil compression fed into the lifter.