Avalanche, Sierra, Silverado, C&K Series, 1999-2005

7.4L V8 VIN J Auto 2

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Trouble Code: P0182



Fuel Tank Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



FTT sensor signal circuit is shorted to chassis or sensor ground
 
FTT sensor is damaged, skewed or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0187



Fuel Rail Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



FRT sensor signal circuit shorted to chassis or sensor ground
 
FRT sensor is damaged, skewed or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0188



Fuel Rail Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



FRT sensor signal circuit or ground circuit is open
 
FRT sensor signal circuit is shorted to VREF
 
FRT sensor is damaged, skewed or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0191



Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



FRP Sensor 5v VREF circuit has a high resistance condition
 
FRP sensor signal circuit has a high resistance condition
 
FRP sensor is damaged or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0192



Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



FRP sensor 5-volt power circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
FRP Sensor signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
FRP Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0193



Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



FRP sensor signal circuit is open between sensor and the PCM
 
FRP Sensor ground circuit is open between sensor and PCM
 
FRP sensor signal circuit is shorted to VREF or system power
 
FRP Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0200



Fuel Injector Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Fuel injector power circuit is open (test ECM fuse in fuse block)
 
Fuel injector control circuit is open between injector and PCM
 
Fuel injector control circuit is grounded between injector and PCM
 
Fuel injector is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P0218



Transmission Fluid Over-Temperature (4L60-E, 4L80-E)

Possible Causes:



ATF is low, contaminated, burnt or dirty
 
Customer driving habits (i.e., excessive trailer towing)
 
Engine cooling system has an airflow restriction
 
Transmission cooling system has an airflow restriction
 
Transmission cooler lines are bent, damaged or restricted
 
Transmission internal failure (i.e., low line pressure, TCC fault)
 

Trouble Code: P0230



Fuel Pump Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Fuel pump relay power circuit is open (test B+ from fuse box)
 
Fuel pump control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Fuel pump control circuit is shorted to system power
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0300



Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Base engine mechanical fault that affects one or more cylinders
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects more than 1 cylinder
 
EVAP system problem or the EVAP canister is fuel saturated
 
EGR valve is stuck open or PCV system has a vacuum leak
 
Ignition system fault (a coil) that affects more than one cylinder
 
TSB 03-06-04-030 contains a repair procedure for this code
 
TSB 03-06-04-041 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0301



Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0302



Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0303



Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0304



Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0305



Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0306



Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0307



Cylinder 7 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0308



Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine mechanical fault that affects only one cylinder
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only one cylinder (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 00-06-04-024 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0325



Knock Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Knock sensor signal circuit is open, shorted to ground or power
 
Knock sensor ground circuit is open (i.e., not mounted properly)
 
Knock sensor is damaged or has failed
 
On modules with an integrated sensor, clear the codes and retest for codes. If the same code resets, the PCM has failed.
 

Trouble Code: P0327



Knock Sensor Circuit Low Input (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Knock sensor signal circuit is open, shorted to ground or power
 
Knock sensor ground circuit is open (check for proper torque)
 
Knock sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0332



Knock Sensor Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Knock sensor signal circuit is open, shorted to ground or power
 
Knock sensor ground circuit is open (check for proper torque)
 
Knock sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0335



CKP Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



CKP sensor signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
CKP sensor ground (low reference) circuit is open
 
CKP sensor power circuit is open between sensor and the PCM
 
Crankshaft reluctor wheel is damaged or improper installation
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0336



Crankshaft Reference Sensor Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



CKP sensor signal circuit or ground circuit has a high resistance condition
 
Crankshaft reluctor wheel is damaged or improper installation
 
CKP sensor contacting reluctor, or crankshaft turns backwards if clutch out (stalls - M/T)
 
PCM has failed
 
Vehicle is running out of fuel
 

Trouble Code: P0337



CKP Sensor Circuit Low Duty Cycle

Possible Causes:



CKP reluctor wheel is chipped, damaged or the wrong part
 
CKP sensor is not aligned properly to the reluctor wheel
 
CKP sensor face or tip is covered with metallic particles
 
Crankshaft has excessive end play
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0339



CKP Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Intermittent)

Possible Causes:



CKP sensor signal, ground or VREF circuit fault (intermittent)
 
CKP reluctor wheel is chipped, damaged or the wrong part
 
CKP sensor is not aligned properly to the reluctor wheel
 
CKP sensor face or tip is covered with metallic particles
 
Crankshaft has excessive end play
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0341



CMP Sensor Signal Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



CMP sensor signal circuit is open, shorted to ground or VREF
 
CMP sensor is cracked or damaged (check the reluctor wheel)
 
CMP sensor signal wire is routed to close to the Generator, spark plug wires or any other possible cause of EMI/RFI
 
Reluctor wheel is damaged or the sensor is touching the wheel
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0401



Insufficient EGR Flow Detected

Possible Causes:



Base engine problem (e.g., a severely restricted exhaust)
 
EGR vacuum hoses damaged, loose or routed incorrectly
 
EGR passages or intake passages clogged or restricted
 
EGR solenoid valve is clogged (carbon), damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0404



EGR Open Position Signal Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



EGR sensor signal circuit is open, shorted to ground or power
 
EGR sensor ground or VREF circuit is open
 
EGR valve seat or valve pintle contains debris or carbon (inspect and clean)
 
EGR valve is contaminated, clogged, damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 01-06-04-043 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0405



EGR Position Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



EGR position sensor signal circuit is open
 
EGR position sensor signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
EGR position sensor VREF circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
EGR position sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 01-06-04-043 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0410



Secondary Air System Performance

Possible Causes:



AIR solenoid power circuit is open (check the U/H IGN fuse)
 
AIR pump is damaged or has failed (inspect air pump for water)
 
AIR system check valves and/or pipes are damaged or leaking
 
AIR system hoses or lines are damaged, pinched or kinked
 
Base engine problem (e.g., excessive exhaust back pressure)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0420



Catalyst System Low Efficiency (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Air leaks at the exhaust manifold or in the exhaust pipes
 
Base engine problems (i.e., high engine oil or coolant usage)
 
Catalytic converter is damaged, contaminated or has failed
 
Continuous engine misfire conditions, or weak or low coil output
 
Front HO2S or rear HO2S is contaminated with fuel or moisture
 
Rear HO2S is loose in the mounting hole (check it for a leak)
 
Front HO2S older (aged) than the rear HO2S (HO2S-12 is lazy)
 
TSB 81-65-37 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0430



Catalyst System Low Efficiency (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Air leaks at the exhaust manifold or in the exhaust pipes
 
Base engine problems (i.e., high engine oil or coolant usage)
 
Catalytic converter is damaged, contaminated or has failed
 
Continuous engine misfire conditions, or weak or low coil output
 
Front HO2S or rear HO2S is contaminated with fuel or moisture
 
Rear HO2S is loose in the mounting hole (check it for a leak)
 

Trouble Code: P0440



EVAP System No Flow During Purge

Possible Causes:



Charcoal canister is loaded with fuel or moisture
 
Fuel filler cap is loose, cross-threaded, damaged or wrong part
 
Fuel tank, fuel filler neck or fuel sending unit 'O' ring is leaking
 
Fuel tank pressure sensor is damaged, disconnected or it failed
 
Fuel tank vapor line(s) is clogged, damaged or disconnected
 
Purge valve vapor line is clogged, damaged, or disconnected
 
Purge or vent solenoid power circuit is open (check the fuse)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0449



EVAP Vent Solenoid Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Vent solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Vent solenoid control circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
Vent solenoid power circuit is open (test the ENG1 fuse)
 
Vent solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0500



Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Output shaft rotor is chipped or damaged
 
Output shaft rotor is not aligned properly with the VSS unit
 
VSS tip contains debris or metal shavings (an intermittent fault)
 
VSS positive (+) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
VSS negative (-) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
VSS is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0502



VSS Circuit Low Input (4L60-E, 4L80-E)

Possible Causes:



Output shaft rotor is chipped or damaged
 
OSS tip contains debris or metal shavings (an intermittent fault)
 
OSS positive (+) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
OSS negative (-) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
OSS is damaged or has failed (an intermittent fault)
 

Trouble Code: P0503



Title: VSS Circuit Malfunction (4L60-E, 4L80-E)

Possible Causes:



Output shaft rotor is chipped or damaged (intermittent fault)
 
OSS tip contains debris or metal shavings (an intermittent fault)
 
OSS (+) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground (intermittent)
 
OSS (-) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground (intermittent)
 
OSS is damaged or has failed (an intermittent fault)
 

Trouble Code: P0506



Idle Speed Too Low

Possible Causes:



Air inlet duct is collapsed, loose or air filter element is clogged
 
Base engine problem (i.e., compression or misfire condition)
 
IAC solenoid control circuit has a high resistance condition
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
Idle air inlet passage or throttle bore is dirty or full of deposits
 
MAF sensor is dirty, out-of-calibration or it is "skewed"
 
Throttle plate, throttle shaft or linkage is damaged or sticking
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0507



Idle Speed Too High

Possible Causes:



Engine vacuum leaks, PCM valve is leaking or the wrong valve
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
Idle air inlet passage or throttle bore is dirty or full of deposits
 
MAF sensor is dirty, "skewed" or installed improperly
 
Throttle plate, throttle shaft or linkage is damaged or sticking
 
TP sensor is out-of-range or "skewed" high
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0601



Control Module ROM Malfunction

Possible Causes:



The PCM must be replaced to correct this problem. A new PCM must be programmed with the correct software/calibration.
 
TSB 67-65-23 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

 
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