Cavalier, Sunfire 2001-2005

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Trouble Code: P0107



MAP Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



MAP sensor signal circuit shorted to sensor or chassis ground
 
MAP sensor power circuit open between the sensor and PCM
 
MAP sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0108



MAP Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



MAP sensor signal circuit is open or it is shorted to VREF
 
MAP sensor ground circuit open between sensor and the PCM
 
MAP sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 
This code can set due to a backfire or engine cranking too long
 

Trouble Code: P0112



IAT Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



IAT sensor signal circuit is shorted to sensor or chassis ground
 
IAT sensor is damaged or has failed (it may be shorted)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0113



IAT Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



IAT sensor signal circuit is open between the sensor and PCM
 
IAT sensor signal circuit is shorted to VREF or system power
 
IAT sensor is damaged or has failed (it may be open)
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 02-06-03-005 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0116



ECT Sensor Signal Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



ECT sensor circuit has an intermittent high resistance condition
 
ECT sensor circuit has an intermittent grounded condition
 
ECT sensor is out of calibration or "skewed" high
 
IAT sensor is out of calibration or it is "skewed" high or low
 

Trouble Code: P0117



ECT Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



ECT sensor connector is damaged or shorted
 
ECT sensor signal circuit shorted to chassis or sensor ground
 
ECT sensor is damaged or has failed (it may be shorted)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0118



ECT Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



ECT sensor signal circuit is open between the sensor and PCM
 
ECT sensor signal circuit is shorted to VREF or system power
 
ECT sensor is damaged or has failed (it may be open)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0122



TP Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



TP sensor signal circuit is shorted to sensor ground
 
TP sensor signal circuit is open (except 1996-1998 models)
 
TP sensor VREF circuit is open between sensor and PCM
 
TP sensor is damaged or it failed (it may be shorted)
 
PCM is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0123



TP Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



TP sensor signal circuit is shorted to VREF or system power
 
TP sensor ground circuit is open between the sensor and PCM
 
TP sensor is damaged or it failed (it may be open)
 
PCM is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0125



ECT Excessive Time To Enter Closed Loop

Possible Causes:



Check the operation of the thermostat (it may be stuck open)
 
Coolant level is too low, or the coolant mixture is incorrect
 
ECT sensor signal circuit has a high resistance condition
 
ECT sensor is damaged or it has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0128



ECT Sensor Below Thermostat Regulating Temperature

Possible Causes:



Check the operation of the thermostat (it may be stuck open)
 
Coolant level is too low, or the coolant mixture is incorrect
 
ECT sensor signal circuit has a high resistance condition
 
ECT sensor is damaged or it has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0130



HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Circuit Closed Loop Performance

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in the exhaust system, intake manifold, vacuum lines
 
EVAP Purge system malfunction or charcoal canister problems
 
HO2S signal circuit is open between the sensor and the PCM
 
HO2S signal circuit is shorted to sensor or chassis ground
 
HO2S is damaged, contaminated or air reference hole clogged
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0131



HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in the exhaust system, intake manifold, vacuum lines
 
Engine misfire condition present (look for P0300 series codes)
 
Fuel system too lean (possible low fuel pressure, water in fuel)
 
HO2S signal circuit is shorted to the sensor or chassis ground
 
HO2S is damaged (i.e., cracked) or air reference hole clogged
 
MAP sensor is skewed indicating a false high vacuum condition - disconnect MAP sensor and check the HO2S for a lean signal
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0132



HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



Fuel system is too rich (fuel pressure too high, fuel pressure regulator leaking, or one or more fuel injectors sticking/leaking)
 
HO2S element is silicon, water or fuel contaminated
 
HO2S signal circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
HO2S signal tracking (water intrusion) in the connector causing a short between the HO2S signal and heater power circuits
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0133



HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Insufficient Activity

Possible Causes:



HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S signal or ground circuit has a high resistance condition
 
HO2S signal circuit is open or shorted to system power (B+)
 
HO2S has failed (i.e., it is silicon, water or fuel contaminated)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0135



HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Heater Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



HO2S heater ground circuit is open or has high resistance
 
HO2S heater power circuit is open (test O2S fuse in fuse block)
 
HO2S heater element is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0137



HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in the exhaust system, intake manifold, vacuum lines
 
Engine misfire condition present (look for P0300 series codes)
 
Fuel system too lean (possible low fuel pressure, water in fuel)
 
HO2S signal circuit is shorted to the sensor or chassis ground
 
HO2S is damaged (i.e., cracked) or air reference hole clogged
 
MAP sensor is skewed indicating a false high vacuum condition - disconnect MAP sensor and check the HO2S for a lean signal
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0138



HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



Fuel system is too rich (fuel pressure too high, fuel pressure regulator leaking, or one or more fuel injectors sticking/leaking)
 
HO2S element is silicon, water or fuel contaminated
 
HO2S signal circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
HO2S signal tracking (water intrusion) in the connector causing a short between the HO2S signal and heater power circuits
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0140



HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Insufficient Activity

Possible Causes:



Exhaust leak present in the exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
HO2S signal or ground circuit has a high resistance condition
 
HO2S element is silicon, water or fuel contaminated
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 02-06-04-011 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0141



HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Heater Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



HO2S heater ground circuit is open or has high resistance
 
HO2S heater power circuit is open (test O2S fuse in fuse block)
 
HO2S heater element is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0171



Fuel System Lean (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in intake manifold, exhaust pipes or exhaust manifold
 
Fuel control sensor is out of calibration (ECT, IAT or MAP)
 
Low fuel pressure (fuel filter clogged, pressure regulator failure)
 
One or more injectors restricted or pressure regulator has failed
 
HO2S element is contaminated, deteriorated or has failed
 
Vacuum hose is disconnected, broken, leaking or loose
 

Trouble Code: P0172



Fuel System Rich (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Base engine "mechanical" fault affecting one or more cylinders
 
EVAP system component has failed or canister fuel saturated
 
Fuel control sensor is out of calibration (i.e., ECT, IAT or MAP)
 
Fuel system supplying too much fuel at idle speed or at cruise
 
Fuel injector(s) is leaking or stuck partially open (one or more)
 
HO2S is contaminated, deteriorated or it has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0201



Fuel Injector 1 Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Injector 1 control circuit is open or grounded between the injector and the PCM
 
Injector 1 power circuit is open (test INJ fuse in fuse block)
 
Injector 1 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P0202



Fuel Injector 2 Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Injector 2 control circuit is open or grounded between the injector and the PCM
 
Injector 2 power circuit is open (test INJ fuse in fuse block)
 
Injector 2 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P0203



Fuel Injector 3 Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Injector 3 control circuit is open or grounded between the injector and the PCM
 
Injector 3 power circuit is open (test INJ fuse in fuse block)
 
Injector 3 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P0204



Fuel Injector 4 Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Injector 4 control circuit is open or grounded between the injector and the PCM
 
Injector 4 power circuit is open (test INJ fuse in fuse block)
 
Injector 4 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P0300



Multiple Engine Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Base engine mechanical fault that affects one or more cylinders
 
Fuel metering fault that affects more than one cylinder
 
Fuel pressure too low or too high, fuel supply contaminated
 
EVAP system problem or the EVAP canister is fuel saturated
 
EGR valve is stuck open or PCV system has a vacuum leak
 
IC control circuit is shorted to ground (an intermittent fault)
 
Ignition system fault (a coil) that affects more than one cylinder
 
TSB 87-65-08 contains a repair procedure for this code
 
TSB 03-06-04-030 contains a repair procedure for this code
 
TSB 03-06-04-055 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 Cylinder 1
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only Cylinder 1 (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects Cylinder 1
 
TSB 87-65-08 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 Cylinder 2
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only Cylinder 2 (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects Cylinder 2
 
TSB 87-65-08 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 Cylinder 3
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only Cylinder 3 (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects Cylinder 3
 
TSB 87-65-08 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 Cylinder 4
 
Fuel delivery component fault that affects only Cylinder 4 (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector)
 
Ignition system problem (coil or plug) that affects one cylinder
 
TSB 87-65-08 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P0336



Crankshaft Position Sensor Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



CKP sensor signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
CKP sensor VREF circuit is open between the sensor and PCM
 
CKP sensor ground (Low Reference) circuit is open
 
CKP sensor is damaged or it failed (check crankshaft reluctor)
 
Check for CKP sensor wiring routed to close to the plug wires
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0420



Catalyst System Low Efficiency

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)
 

Trouble Code: P0503



Vehicle Speed Sensor Signal Intermittent (4T40, 4T45-E)

Possible Causes:



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

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)
 
Idle air inlet passage or throttle bore is dirty or full of deposits
 
IAC solenoid control circuit has a high resistance condition
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
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
 
Idle air inlet passage or throttle bore is dirty or full of deposits
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
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
 

Trouble Code: P0602



Control Module Not Programmed

Possible Causes:



Reprogram the PCM with the correct software and calibration. If this step does not correct the problem, the PCM must be replaced and programmed with the correct software/calibration.
 

Trouble Code: P0603



Control Module Long Term Memory Reset

Possible Causes:



An interruption to the PCM main power and/or ground circuits
 
Check the PCM power and ground circuits and make repairs as necessary. Clear the codes and recheck. If it resets, the PCM must be replaced and programmed with the correct software.
 

Trouble Code: P0604



Control Module Random Access Memory Failure

Possible Causes:



The PCM must be replaced to correct this problem. A new PCM must be programmed with the correct software/calibration.
 

 
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