You need to fix the car engine if you want to drive the car. The car engine P2283 Code lets you know about the car engine’s problem. Solve the car engine properly and fix the car engine by the correct meaning of the code. The general meaning of the code is automobile dictionary meaning and it 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 3 for Transmission Control Module Reprogrammable Memory.