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2.7L V6 - Auto



Trouble Code: P0731

TCM Incorrect First Gear Ratio

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven at 12-32 mph in 3rd gear, shift solenoids 'A', 'B' and 'C', input/turbine speed sensor and TFT sensor inputs all indicating okay, and the PCM detected the 1st gear ratio was too high.

Possible Causes:



ATF fluid level too low or line pressure low
 
Control valve stuck or solenoid valve is damaged or has failed
 
Forward clutch, 3-4 brake band or 1-way clutch No. 1 slippage
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 2TD007 (12/01) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0732

TCM Incorrect Second Gear Ratio

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven at 17-60 mph in 2nd gear, shift solenoids 'A', 'B' and 'C', input/turbine speed sensor and TFT sensor inputs all indicating okay, and the PCM detected the 2nd gear ratio was too high.

Possible Causes:



ATF fluid level too low or line pressure low
 
Control valve stuck or solenoid valve is damaged or has failed
 
Forward clutch, 2-4 brake band or 1-way clutch No. 1 slippage
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 2TD004 (8/00) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 2TD007 (12/01) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 3TD008 (3/02) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0733

TCM Third Gear Incorrect Ratio

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven at 19-32 mph in 3rd gear, shift solenoids 'A', 'B' and 'C', input/turbine speed sensor and TFT sensor inputs all indicating okay, and the PCM detected the 3rd gear ratio was too high.

Possible Causes:



ATF fluid level too low or line pressure low
 
Control valve stuck or solenoid valve is damaged or has failed
 
Forward clutch, 3-4 brake band or 1-way clutch No. 1 slippage
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 2TD004 (8/00) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 2TD007 (12/01) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 3TD008 (3/02) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0734

TCM Fourth Gear Incorrect Ratio

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven at 44-65 mph in 4th gear, shift solenoids 'A', 'B' and 'C', input/turbine speed sensor and TFT sensor inputs all indicating okay, and the PCM detected the 4th gear ratio was too high.

Possible Causes:



ATF fluid level too low or line pressure low
 
Control valve stuck or solenoid valve is damaged or has failed
 
2-4 brake band or 3-4 clutch slippage
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 2TD004 (8/00) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 2TD007 (12/01) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 3TD008 (3/02) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0740

TCC System Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven at 44-65 mph in 4th gear in TCC, shift solenoids 'A', 'B' and 'C', input/turbine speed sensor and TFT sensor inputs all okay, and the PCM detected the difference in the number of engine revolutions and reverse/forward drum revolutions was over 100 rpm.

Possible Causes:



ATF fluid level too low or line pressure low
 
Torque converter clutch slippage excessive
 
Control valve stuck or TCC solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 2TD004 (8/00) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 2TD005 (11/00) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 2TD007 (12/01) contains information related to this code
 
TSB 3TD008 (3/02) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0743

TCC Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running in gear with VSS inputs received, and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the TCC circuit.

Possible Causes:



TCC solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
TCC solenoid control circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
TCC solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM or TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0748

TCM Linear Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running in gear with VSS inputs received, and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage on the Linear solenoid circuit.

Possible Causes:



Linear solenoid control circuit open or shorted to ground
 
Linear solenoid control circuit shorted to system power (B+)
 
Linear solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM or TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0753

TCM Shift Solenoid 'A' Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running in gear, VSS inputs received, and PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the SSA circuit during the test.

Possible Causes:



SSA control circuit open or shorted to ground
 
SSA control circuit shorted to system power (B+)
 
SSA is damaged or has failed
 
PCM or TCM has failed
 
TSB 3TD008 (3/02) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0758

TCM Shift Solenoid 'B' Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running in gear, VSS inputs received, and PCM detected an open or shorted condition in the SSB circuit during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



SSB control circuit open or shorted to ground
 
SSB control circuit shorted to system power (B+)
 
SSB is damaged or has failed
 
PCM or TCM has failed
 
TSB 3TD008 (3/02) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0765

TCM Overdrive Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running in gear, VSS inputs received, and PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the O/D valve circuit during the test.

Possible Causes:



O/D solenoid control circuit open or shorted to ground
 
O/D solenoid control circuit shorted to system power (B+)
 
O/D solenoid valve is damaged or has failed
 
PCM or TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1115

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

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running, and PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the rear HO2S heater control circuit. Note: Inspect the HO2S connector for oil and water contamination.

Possible Causes:



HO2S heater control circuit open between HO2S and the PCM
 
HO2S heater control circuit is shorted to ground
 
HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P01134

HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Transition Time Switch

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop, and the PCM detected the average front HO2S-11 rich-to-lean or lean-to-rich switch time was more than 1.1 seconds during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S element is contaminated or it has failed
 
HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
Intake air leaks, exhaust manifold leaks or PCV system leaks
 
MAF sensor out of calibration (it may be dirty or contaminated)
 

Trouble Code: P1154

HO2S-21 (Bank 2 Sensor 1) Transition Time Switch

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop, and the PCM detected the average front HO2S-21 rich-to-lean or lean-to-rich switch time was more than 1.1 seconds during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S element is contaminated or it has failed
 
HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
Intake air leaks, exhaust manifold leaks or PCV system leaks
 
MAF sensor out of calibration (it may be dirty or contaminated)
 

Trouble Code: P1166

HO2S-11 Controller Adaptive Test (Bank 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop for 2-3 minutes, and the PCM detected the Short Term fuel trim was less than -12.5% or more than +12.5%; or it detected the Long Term fuel trim value was less than -12.5%, or more than +22.4% for 5-10 seconds in the test.

Possible Causes:



Air leaks after the MAF sensor, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine "mechanical" fault affecting one or more cylinders
 
Exhaust leaks located in front of the A/FS or HO2S location
 
Fuel control sensor is out of calibration (i.e., ECT, IAT or MAP)
 
Fuel delivery system supplying too little fuel during cruise or idle periods (e.g., faulty fuel pump or dirty, restricted fuel filter)
 
Fuel injector (one or more) dirty or pressure regulator has failed
 
HO2S is contaminated, deteriorated or it has failed
 
Vehicle driven low on fuel or until it ran out of fuel
 

Trouble Code: P1167

HO2S-11 Controller Adaptive Test (Bank 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop for 2-3 minutes, and the PCM detected the Short Term fuel trim was less than -12.5% or more than +12.5%; or it detected the Long Term fuel trim value was less than -12.5%, or more than +22.4% for 5-10 seconds in the test.

Possible Causes:



Air leaks after the MAF sensor, or in the EGR or PCV system
 
Base engine "mechanical" fault affecting one or more cylinders
 
Exhaust leaks located in front of the A/FS or HO2S location
 
Fuel control sensor is out of calibration (i.e., ECT, IAT or MAP)
 
Fuel delivery system supplying too little fuel during cruise or idle periods (e.g., faulty fuel pump or dirty, restricted fuel filter)
 
Fuel injector (one or more) dirty or pressure regulator has failed
 
HO2S is contaminated, deteriorated or it has failed
 
Vehicle driven low on fuel or until it ran out of fuel
 

Trouble Code: P1372

Segment Time Acquisition Incorrect

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven to a speed of over 10 mph, and the PCM detected an incorrect Segment Time Acquisition signal was received. Note: If DTC P519 is set, repair this trouble code first.

Possible Causes:



Target wheel improperly installed or damaged
 
Wheel speed sensor circuits to the ECM are open or grounded
 
RH front wheel speed sensor or rotor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1440

EVAP Canister Control System Vent Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Canister Control Vent solenoid during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



Canister control vent valve stuck in closed position
 
Canister control vent solenoid is open or shorted to ground
 
Canister control vent solenoid is shorted to system power (B+)
 
Canister control vent solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (vent solenoid driver circuit is open or shorted)
 

Trouble Code: P1500

Vehicle Speed Sensor Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running OSS signal over 775 rpm, L4 switch indicating "off", and the PCM did not detect any VSS signals during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



Vehicle speed sensor circuit to the Meter Fuse is open
 
VSS signal ground circuit is open
 
VSS signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
VSS signal circuit is shorted to VREF or system power (B+)
 
VSS is damaged or failed, or the speedometer is damaged
 
TSB 2TD004 (8/00) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P1505

IAC Valve Opening Coil Signal Low

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 5 seconds, and the PCM detected the IAC Valve Opening Coil signal remained in a low state during the test.

Possible Causes:



IAC valve control signal is open
 
IAC valve control signal is shorted to ground
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (IAC "driver" circuit may be open in the PCM)
 

Trouble Code: P1506

IAC Valve Opening Coil Signal High

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 5 seconds, and the PCM detected the IAC Valve Opening Coil signal remained in a high state during the test.

Possible Causes:



IAC valve control signal is shorted to system power (B+)
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (IAC "driver" circuit may be shorted in the PCM)
 

Trouble Code: P1507

IAC Valve Closing Coil Signal Low

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 5 seconds, and the PCM detected the IAC Valve Closing Coil signal remained in a low state during the test.

Possible Causes:



IAC valve control signal is open
 
IAC valve control signal is shorted to ground
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (IAC "driver" circuit may be open in the PCM)
 

Trouble Code: P1508

IAC Valve Closing Coil Signal High

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 5 seconds, and the PCM detected the IAC Valve Closing Coil signal remained in a high state during the test.

Possible Causes:



IAC valve control signal is shorted to system power (B+)
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (IAC "driver" circuit may be shorted in the PCM)
 

Trouble Code: P1510

Idle Charge Actuator Signal Incorrect (Coil 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Idle Charge Actuator control circuit during the test.

Possible Causes:



Idle charge actuator control signal is open
 
Idle charge actuator control signal is shorted to ground
 
Idle charge actuator control signal is shorted to system power
 
Idle charge actuator is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (the "driver" circuit may be open in the PCM)
 

Trouble Code: P1511

Idle Charge Actuator Signal Incorrect (Coil 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the IAC Valve Closing Coil circuit during the test.

Possible Causes:



Idle charge actuator control signal is open
 
Idle charge actuator control signal is shorted to ground
 
Idle charge actuator control signal is shorted to system power
 
Idle charge actuator is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (the "driver" circuit may be open in the PCM)
 

Trouble Code: P1529

Customer Snapshot Request Error

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running, and the PCM did not receive the Customer Request Snapshot Data (MIL and Freeze Frame Data) as requested from the Transmission Control Module (TCM).

Possible Causes:



Transmission control module error
 
Check for trouble codes in the transmission control module
 
TSB 1-40-005 (3/01) contains information about this code
 

Trouble Code: P1602

Serial Communication Problem With TCM

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running, and the PCM detected problem when it tried to communicate with the TCM over the CAN network (time out).

Possible Causes:



PCM to TCM serial communication circuit is open
 
PCM to TCM serial communication circuit is shorted to ground
 
PCM to TCM serial communication circuit is shorted to power
 
TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1606

Chassis Accelerator Sensor Signal Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Chassis Accelerator sensor circuit during the test.

Possible Causes:



Chassis acceleration sensor signal circuit is open
 
Chassis acceleration sensor signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
Chassis acceleration sensor signal circuit is shorted to power
 
Chassis acceleration sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1613

Engine Control Unit Self-Test Failed

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on, and the PCM detected that it failed an internal self-test.

Possible Causes:



PCM (ECU) has failed (it must be replaced to repair this fault)
 

Trouble Code: P1616

Main Relay Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on, and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Main Relay control circuit during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



Main relay control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Main relay power circuit from ignition is open (check the fuse)
 
Main relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1624

Cooling Fan Low Relay Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the Cooling Fan Low Relay control circuit was in a low state during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



Cooling fan low relay control circuit is open
 
Cooling fan low relay control circuit is shorted to ground
 
Cooling fan low relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1625

Cooling Fan High Relay Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running, and the PCM detected the Cooling Fan High Relay 1 or 2 Control circuit was in a low state during the test.

Possible Causes:



Cooling fan high relay 1 or 2 control circuit is open
 
Cooling fan high relay 1 or 2 control circuit is shorted to ground
 
Cooling fan high relay 1 or 2 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1642

Non-Immobilizer EMS Connected to Immobilizer

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on, and the PCM detected the signal from the Immobilizer Control Unit (ICU) was inconsistent during the self-test period.

Possible Causes:



Check the ICU (controller) for any related trouble codes
 

Trouble Code: P2122

Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Accelerator position sensor (APS1) low input. ETS/PCM communication is normal. Output voltage of APS1 is less than 0.2 volt.

Possible Causes:



Poor connector
 
Faulty APS1
 
Open or short in APS1 circuit
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2123

Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Accelerator position sensor (APS1) high input. ETS/PCM communication is normal. Output voltage of APS1 is equal to or greater than 4.9 volts. Output voltage of APS2 is less than 4.1 volts.

Possible Causes:



Poor connector
 
Faulty APS1
 
Open or short in APS1 circuit
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2127

Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch E Circuit Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Accelerator position sensor (APS2) low input. ETS/PCM communication is normal. Output voltage of APS2 is less than 0.2 volt.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty APS2
 
Open or short in APS2 circuit
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2128

Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch E Circuit High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Accelerator position sensor (APS2) high input. ETS/PCM communication is normal. Output voltage of APS2 is greater than or equal to 4.9 volts. Output voltage of ASP1 is less than 4.1 volts.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty APS2
 
Open or short in APS2 circuit
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2135

Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch A/B Voltage Correlation

Trouble Code Conditions: Determines if TPS #1 disagrees with TPS #2. Ignition ON.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Open or short in TPS circuit
 
Faulty TPS
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2138

Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D/E Voltage Correlation

Trouble Code Conditions: Monitoring abnormal APS. Output voltage of APS1: 0.2 to 4.9 volts. Output voltage of APS2: 0.2 to 4.9 volts. Ignition switch ON.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty APS
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2195

HO2S Signal Stuck Lean (Bank 1 Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Sensor characteristic line shifted to lean. No relevant failure. No misfire detected. Fuel trim control active.

Possible Causes:



Contact resistance in connectors
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2196

HO2S Signal Stuck Rich (Bank 1 Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Sensor characteristic line shifted to lean. No relevant failure. No misfire detected. Fuel trim control active.

Possible Causes:



Contact resistance in connectors
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

 
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