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2.7L V6 VIN 8 Auto



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: P2173

Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) System Malfunction- High Air Flow Detected

Trouble Code Conditions: The engine airflow measurements are not based on throttle position. They are compared with throttle position based on estimated air flow. If measured air flow is much higher, the throttle body may not be throttling the engine. Engine running. Throttle actuation mode is not off. MAP sensor is not failed. MAF sensor is not failed. IAT sensor is not failed.

Possible Causes:



Air leakage between TPS and MAFS
 
Faulty throttle body
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2187

System Too Lean At Idle (Additive) (Bank 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine coolant temperature 140 degrees F. Intake air temperature 140 degrees F. System voltage greater than 11 volts. Closed loop active.

Possible Causes:



Sensors related to fuel trim
 
Intake system
 
Fuel pressure
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2188

System Too Lean At Idle (Additive) (Bank 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine coolant temperature 140 degrees F. Intake air temperature 140 degrees F. System voltage greater than 11 volts. Closed loop active.

Possible Causes:



Sensors related to fuel trim
 
Intake system
 
Fuel pressure
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2189

System Too Lean At Idle (Additive) (Bank 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine coolant temperature 140 degrees F. Intake air temperature 140 degrees F. System voltage greater than 11 volts. Closed loop active.

Possible Causes:



Sensors related to fuel trim
 
Intake system
 
Fuel pressure
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2190

System Too Rich At Idle (Additive) (Bank 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine coolant temperature 140 degrees F. Intake air temperature 140 degrees F. System voltage greater than 11 volts. Closed loop active.

Possible Causes:



Sensors related to fuel trim
 
Intake system
 
Fuel pressure
 
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
 

Trouble Code: P2197

HO2S Signal Stuck Lean (Bank 2 Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Determines if O2 sensor indicates lean exhaust while in power enrichment. Sensor not in cooled status flag. Not in transient conditions status flag. Device control not active. Engine running. Minimum air flow present is equal or greater than 2 g/s. Engine coolant warm (140 degrees F. Above conditions met for at least 1.5L seconds.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2198

HO2S Signal Stuck Rich (Bank 2 Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Determines if O2 sensor indicates rich exhaust while in decal fuel cut off (DFCO). Sensor not in cooled status flag. Not in transient conditions status flag. Device control not active. Engine running. Minimum air flow present is equal or greater than 2 g/s. Ignition voltage equal to or greater than 10 volts. Fuel reduction not active. Engine running long enough (more than 60 seconds). Engine coolant warm (140 degrees F. Above conditions met for at least 1.5L seconds.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2270

HO2S Signal Stuck Rich (Bank 1 Sensor 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Plausibility check during shift of lambda set point to rich from lean. No fuel cut off. No full load phase. No fuel trim error detected. Delay time to start diagnosis: 13 to 30 seconds. No relevant failure.

Possible Causes:



Three way catalytic converter (TWC)
 
Air leakage in exhaust system
 
Faulty rear HO2S sensor
 

Trouble Code: P2271

O2 Signal Stuck Rich (Bank 1/2 Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Plausibility check during shift of lambda set point to rich from lean. No fuel cut off. No full load phase. No fuel trim error detected. Delay time to start diagnosis: 13 to 30 seconds. No relevant failure.

Possible Causes:



Three way catalytic converter (TWC)
 
Air leakage in exhaust system
 
Faulty rear HO2S sensor
 

Trouble Code: P2272

HO2S Signal Stuck Lean (Bank 2 Sensor 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Determines if O2 sensor indicates lean exhaust while in power enrichment mode. Sensor not in cooled status flag. Not in transient conditions status flag. Device control not active. Engine running. Minimum air flow present is equal or greater than 2 g/s. Ignition voltage equal to or greater than 10 volts. Fuel reduction not active. Engine running long enough (more than 60 seconds). Engine coolant warm (140 degrees F. Above conditions met for at least 2.5 seconds.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2273

HO2S Signal Stuck Rich (Bank 2 Sensor 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Determines if O2 sensor indicates rich exhaust while in decal fuel cut off (DFCO). Sensor not in cooled status flag. Not in transient conditions status flag. Device control not active. Engine running. Minimum air flow present is equal or greater than 2 g/s. Ignition voltage equal to or greater than 10 volts. Fuel reduction not active. Engine running long enough (more than 60 seconds). Engine coolant warm (140 degrees F. Above conditions met for at least 2.0L seconds.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2422

Evaporative Emission System- Canister Clogging

Trouble Code Conditions: Ignition voltage 10-16 volts. Barometric pressure 72kpa. Engine run time, one second.

Possible Causes:



Faulty canister close valve
 
Clogging of canister air filter
 
Open in ground harness of FTPS
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2610

ECM/PCM Internal Engine Off Timer Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: The LPC SPI diagnostic allows the low power counter to count down and simultaneously enables a test timer to run for a calibrated length of time and then compares the lapsed time recorded by the counter to make a pass/fail determination. Engine running. Enough time (10 seconds). Battery voltage 8 volts. No memory failure.

Possible Causes:



Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2A00

O2 Sensor Not ready (Bank 1 Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Detects loss of O2 ready status, which would lead to open loop fueling operation, a default mode. Engine running. Ignition ON. DFCO not present too long (less than 15 seconds). No disabling faults present. All of the above for at least 20 seconds.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P2A03

O2 Sensor Not ready (Bank 1 Sensor 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Detects loss of O2 ready status, which would lead to open loop fueling operation, a default mode. Engine running. Ignition ON. DFCO not present too long (less than 15 seconds). No disabling faults present. All of the above for at least 20 seconds.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty HO2S
 
Faulty PCM
 

 
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