You need to know the cause of the problem and know the problem. By the meaning of the code, you learn about the engine problem. The engine P0883 Code is found online and meaning of the code is also found in the car engine manual and online. The automobile dictionary meaning of the code is not important for solving the car engine but you can learn it. The automobile dictionary meaning of the code is p for Powertrain Code Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems. 0 for SAE – Generic. 8 for Ignition System Or Misfire. 8 for Exhaust Gas Recirculation System Valve 1 and 3 for Transmission Control Module Reprogrammable Memory.