Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring Convertible and Sedan, Stratus Sedan, 1999-2005

2.7L V6 VIN T Std 6

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Trouble Code: P0944



A/T Loss Of Prime Pressure

Possible Causes:



A/T pressure switch connector is damaged, loose or shorted
 
Invalid PRNDL code (shift lever position error)
 
Automatic transmission fluid level is too low
 
Transmission oil filter is clogged or severely restricted
 
Transmission oil pump is damaged or weak
 
Intermittent wiring or connector problems exist
 

Trouble Code: P0951



A/T AutoStick Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



AutoStick assembly is damaged or has failed
 
AutoStick connector is damaged, loose or shorted
 
Downshift switch circuit is shorted too ground
 
Upshift switch circuit is shorted to ground
 

Trouble Code: P0952



A/T AutoStick Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



AutoStick assembly is damaged or has failed
 
Intermittent wiring or connector problems exist
 
Downshift sense or Upshift sense circuit is shorted to ground
 
PCM/TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0953



A/T AutoStick Sensor Circuit High

Possible Causes:



AutoStick assembly is damaged or has failed
 
Intermittent wiring or connector problems exist
 
Downshift sense or Upshift sense circuit is shorted to ground
 
PCM/TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0992



A/T 2/4 & O/D Hydraulic Pressure Test Malfunction

Possible Causes:



2/4 pressure switch circuit is open, shorted to ground or power
 
2/4 pressure switch is damaged or it has failed
 
O/D pressure switch circuit is open, shorted to ground or power
 
O/D pressure switch is damaged or it has failed
 
Internal transmission faults exist
 
TCM relay power circuit to 2/4 or O/D switch open (loss of B+)
 
PCM/TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1115



General Temperature Sensor Performance

Possible Causes:



Sensor signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Sensor ground circuit is open or shorted to VREF (5v)
 
One or more of the identified Sensors is out-of-calibration
 
Ambient air temperature Sensor is damaged or it has failed
 
PCM High or Low circuit is damaged or it has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1192



Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



IAT Sensor signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
IAT Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1193



Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



IAT Sensor connector is damaged or it is open
 
IAT Sensor signal circuit is open between the Sensor and PCM
 
IAT Sensor ground circuit is open between the Sensor and PCM
 
IAT Sensor damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1195



O2 (B1 S1) Circuit Insufficient Activity

Possible Causes:



Base engine mechanical fault affecting more than one cylinder
 
Exhaust leak present in exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
O2 element fuel contamination or has deteriorated
 
O2 signal circuit or ground circuit has high resistance
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1196



O2 (B2 S1) Circuit Insufficient Activity

Possible Causes:



Base engine mechanical fault affecting more than one cylinder
 
Exhaust leak present in exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
O2 element fuel contamination or has deteriorated
 
O2 signal circuit or ground circuit has high resistance
 

Trouble Code: P1281



Engine Is Cold Too Long

Possible Causes:



Check the operation of the thermostat (it may be stuck open)
 
ECT Sensor signal circuit has high resistance
 
ECT Sensor is damaged or it has failed
 
Inspect for low coolant level or an incorrect coolant mixture
 

Trouble Code: P1282



Fuel Pump Relay Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Fuel pump relay control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Fuel pump relay power circuit is open (test power from Ignition)
 
Fuel pump relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1288



Short Runner Valve Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



SRV control circuit is open between the solenoid and PCM
 
SRV control circuit is shorted to Sensor or chassis ground
 
SRV is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1294



Target Idle Speed Not Reached

Possible Causes:



Engine vacuum leak in a hose, brake booster or in the engine
 
IAC motor control circuits open or grounded in the wire harness
 
Throttle body dirty or restricted (trying cleaning it and retesting)
 
Throttle linkage or throttle plate not in the correct position
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1296



5-Volt VREF Supply Not Present

Possible Causes:



MAP Sensor VREF circuit open between the Sensor and PCM
 
MAP Sensor ground circuit open between the Sensor and PCM
 
MAP Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1297



No Change In MAP Signal From Start To Run Transition

Possible Causes:



Engine vacuum port to MAP Sensor clogged, dirty or restricted
 
MAP Sensor signal is skewed or the Sensor is out-of-calibration
 
MAP Sensor VREF circuit open or grounded (intermittent fault)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1299



Vacuum Leak Present With IAC Valve Fully Seated

Possible Causes:



Leaking engine vacuum hose, brake booster, or in the engine
 
MAP Sensor is out-of-calibration or skewed
 
TP Sensor is damaged or has failed (perform a sweep test)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1388



Auto Shutdown Relay Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



ASD relay control circuit is open between the relay and PCM
 
ASD relay control circuit is shorted to ground
 
ASD relay power circuit is open (test power from Fused B+)
 
ASD relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1389



No Auto Shutdown Relay Output Voltage To PCM

Possible Causes:



ASD relay connector is damaged, loose or shorted
 
ASD relay output circuit is open between the relay and PCM
 
ASD relay power circuit is open (test power from Fused B+)
 
ASD relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1390



Timing Belt Skipped One Tooth Or More

Possible Causes:



Camshaft timing is out of specifications
 
Valve timing is out of specifications
 

Trouble Code: P1391



CKP Or CMP Sensor Signal Intermittent

Possible Causes:



Camshaft Sensor is not installed properly
 
Engine valve timing is not within specifications
 
Perform a CKP and CMP Sensor relearn with the scan tool
 
Tone wheel or pulse ring is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P1398



Misfire Adaptive Numerator At Limit

Possible Causes:



Base engine problem (i.e., low cylinder compression)
 
CKP Sensor crankshaft target variation too large
 
CKP Sensor improperly installed or the CKP Sensor has failed
 
CKP Sensor signal circuit open or shorted (intermittent fault)
 
Tone wheel or pulse ring is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P1486



EVAP Leak Detection Monitor Pinched Hose Detected

Possible Causes:



EVAP vapor hose blocked between the fuel tank and the LDP (i.e., in the OLFV, rollover or vapor hose)
 
EVAP canister is clogged or full of dirt or moisture
 
EVAP ventilation solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
Purge line is loose, damaged or incorrectly routed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1489



High Speed Radiator Fan Relay Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



HFAN radiator relay control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HFAN radiator relay power circuit is open (test power to IGN)
 
HFAN radiator fan relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1490



Low Speed Radiator Fan Relay Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



LFAN radiator relay control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
LFAN radiator relay power circuit is open (test power to IGN)
 
LFAN radiator fan relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1491



Radiator Fan Control Relay Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Radiator fan control relay circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Radiator fan control relay circuit is open (test power to IGN)
 
Radiator fan control relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1492



Battery Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



BTS signal circuit is open between the Sensor and the PCM
 
BTS ground circuit is open between the Sensor and the PCM
 
BTS (Sensor) is damaged or the PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1493



Battery Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



BTS circuit is shorted to ground between Sensor and the PCM
 
BTS (Sensor) is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1494



EVAP Leak Detection Pump Switch Or Mechanical Fault

Possible Causes:



LDP switch signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
LDP switch power circuit is open (test power to Fused Ignition)
 
LDP vacuum hose is clogged, loose or restricted
 
LDP assembly is damaged or has failed (the switch has failed)
 

Trouble Code: P1495



Leak Detection Pump Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



LDP power supply circuit from the ignition switch is open
 
LDP solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
LDP assembly is damaged or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1496



5-Volt VREF Supply Voltage Too Low

Possible Causes:



A/C pressure Sensor has failed (a short to ground condition)
 
MAP Sensor has failed (a short to ground condition)
 
TP Sensor has failed (a short to ground condition)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1593



Speed Control Switch Stuck Operation

Possible Causes:



Intermittent speed control switch 1/2 stuck DTC
 
S/C switches or Steering Column Control Module malfunctioning
 
S/C signal circuit open or shorted ground or to battery voltage
 
S/C switch signal circuit shorted to switch return circuit
 
S/C Sensor ground open
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1595



Speed Control Solenoid Circuit Failure

Possible Causes:



S/C power supply circuit is open (test power from Brake switch)
 
S/C vacuum solenoid control circuit open or shorted to ground
 
S/C vent solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
S/C vacuum or vent solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1596



Speed Control Switch Continuous High Input

Possible Causes:



S/C On/Off switch is open
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is open
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is shorted to VREF or system power
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1597



Speed Control Switch Continuous Low Input

Possible Causes:



S/C On/Off switch is shorted to ground
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is shorted to ground
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1598



A/C Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



A/C pressure Sensor circuit is open or shorted to VREF (5v)
 
A/C pressure Sensor ground circuit is open
 
A/C pressure Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1599



A/C Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



A/C pressure Sensor circuit is shorted to ground
 
A/C pressure Sensor power circuit is open
 
A/C pressure Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1602



PCM Not Programmed

Possible Causes:



Program the PCM and then retest for this same trouble code
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1603



Powertrain Control Module Internal Dual-Port Ram Communication

Possible Causes:



Fused ignition switch output is missing (off-start-run circuit)
 
PCM is damaged or it has an internal failure
 

Trouble Code: P1604



PCM Internal Dual-Port Ram Read/Write Integrity Failure

Possible Causes:



Fused ignition switch output is missing (off-start-run circuit)
 
PCM is damaged or it has an internal failure
 

 
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