The engine P1140 Code helps to solve the car engine problem and this code is meaningful. The real meaning of the code is found from online and that is called automobile dictionary meaning. The automobile dictionary meaning of the code is not suitable thing for solving the car engine but it can be used. Automobile engineers know how to use the automobile dictionary meaning of the code and it is p for Powertrain Code Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems. 1 for MFG – Manufacturer Specific. 1 for Transmission. 4 for BBV Sensor Circuit Low Voltage and 0 for Transmission Engaged At High Throttle Angle.