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1.8L L4 VIN 1 Std



Trouble Code: P0507

Idle Speed Higher Than Expected

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running at idle speed while in closed loop, and the PCM detected the Actual idle speed was more than 200 rpm above the Target idle speed during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



High resistance between the main relay and IAC valve
 
High resistance between PCM and IAC valve control circuits
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
Intake air leak located below the throttle plate assembly
 

Trouble Code: P0560

Battery Backup Line Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 4 minutes and the PCM did not detect any system voltage on the Battery Backup circuit for 5 seconds.

Possible Causes:



Battery backup circuit to the PCM is open
 
Battery backup fuse to the PCM is open or missing
 
Battery backup circuit to the PCM has high resistance
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0561

System Voltage Unstable

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 4 minutes, and the PCM detected the system voltage rapidly changed its value by more than 3 volts. Note: If the Battery Backup circuit is open, the vehicle will not run.

Possible Causes:



Charging system problem (charging voltage interrupted)
 
Backup voltage circuit to the PCM open (intermittent fault)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0562

System Voltage Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 4 minutes, and the PCM detected the system voltage was less than 8.0 volts, condition met for 5 seconds. Note: If the Battery Backup circuit is open, the vehicle will not run.

Possible Causes:



Charging system problem (charging voltage too low)
 
Battery backup circuit to the PCM has high resistance
 
Backup voltage circuit to the PCM open (intermittent fault)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0563

System Voltage High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 4 minutes, and the PCM detected the system voltage was more than 17.0 volts, condition met for 5 seconds. Note: If the Battery Backup circuit is open, the vehicle will not run.

Possible Causes:



Charging system problem (charging voltage too high)
 
Backup voltage circuit to the PCM open (intermittent fault)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0601

PCM or TCM Internal Random Check Sum Error

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM or the TCM detected that a Random Check Sum Error was present.

Possible Causes:



Poor terminal contact at the ECM ISC Backup Voltage circuit
 
PCM or TCM has an internal problem or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0604

PCM or TCM Internal Random Access Memory Error

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM or TCM detected an Internal Random Access Memory (RAM) error was present.

Possible Causes:



Poor terminal contact at the ECM Backup Voltage circuit
 
PCM or TCM has an internal problem or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0650

Malfunction Indicator Lamp Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) circuit.

Possible Causes:



MIL control circuit open
 
MIL control circuit shorted to ground
 
MIL "bulb" is damaged or missing
 
PCM has failed (MIL control "driver" may be open or shorted)
 

Trouble Code: P1307

Chassis Acceleration Sensor Range/Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven to a speed of over 10 mph and then returned to a stop and allowed to idle for 15 seconds, and the PCM detected the Chassis Acceleration Sensor input was not plausible during the test. Note: If DTC P0501 or P1500 is set, repair these trouble codes first.

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P1308

Chassis Acceleration Sensor Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven to a speed of over 10 mph, and the PCM detected the Chassis Acceleration Sensor signal was too low during the test. Note: If DTC P0501 or P1500 is set, repair these trouble codes first.

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P1309

Chassis Acceleration Sensor High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Vehicle driven to a speed of over 10 mph, and the PCM detected the Chassis Acceleration Sensor signal was too high during the test. Note: If DTC P0501 or P1500 is set, repair these trouble codes first.

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P1386

Knock Sensor Control Zero Test

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine speed over 2200 rpm, ECT sensor signal more than 104°F, engine load more than 3 ms, and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Knock Sensor 1 circuit during the test.

Possible Causes:



Knock sensor 1 circuit is open
 
Knock sensor 1 circuit is shorted to ground
 
Knock sensor 1 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1402

Leak Detection Module Pump Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Ignition OFF.

Possible Causes:



Open or short to ground between leakage detection pump and ECM
 
Short to battery between leakage detection pump and ECM
 
Faulty or damaged leakage detection pump in diagnostic module tank leakage(DMTL)
 

Trouble Code: P1403

Leak Detection Module Solenoid Valve Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Ignition OFF.

Possible Causes:



Open or short to ground between leakage detection solenoid valve and ECM
 
Short to battery between leakage detection solenoid valve and ECM
 
Faulty or damaged leakage solenoid valve in diagnostic module tank leakage(DMTL)
 

Trouble Code: P1404

Leak Detection Module Heater Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Ignition OFF.

Possible Causes:



Open or short to ground between leakage detection heater and ECM
 
Short to battery between leakage detection heater and ECM
 
Faulty or damaged leakage detection heater in diagnostic module tank leakage(DMTL)
 

Trouble Code: P1446

Leak Detection Pump Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Leak Detection Pump circuit (PCM pin 19).

Possible Causes:



LDP power circuit open to the Injector Fuse
 
LDP control solenoid circuit open or shorted to ground
 
LDP control solenoid circuit shorted to system power
 
LDP is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (pump solenoid driver circuit is open or shorted)
 

Trouble Code: P1447

Leak Detection Pump Control Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Leak Detection Pump circuit (PCM pin 20).

Possible Causes:



LDP pump power circuit open to the Injector Fuse
 
LDP motor circuit open or shorted to ground
 
LDP motor circuit is shorted to system power
 
LDP is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed (pump motor driver circuit is open or shorted)
 

Trouble Code: P1448

Leak Detection Module Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Leak Detection Heater circuit to the module.

Possible Causes:



Leak detection heater circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Leak detection heater circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
Leak detection heater is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1458

Air Conditioning Compressor Clutch Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running and PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the A/C Compressor Clutch signal circuit during the test.

Possible Causes:



A/C compressor clutch circuit is open
 
A/C compressor clutch circuit is shorted to ground
 
A/C compressor clutch circuit is shorted to system power
 
PCM has failed
 

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: 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: P1586

A/T To M/T Codification

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine speed over 2200 rpm, and the PCM detected the A/T to M/T Codification input was "off" with the gear switch "on", or that the A/T to M/T Codification input was "on" with the gear switch input "off".

Possible Causes:



A/T to M/T codification input circuit is open
 
A/T to M/T codification input circuit is shorted to ground
 
A/T to M/T codification input circuit is VREF or system power
 
PCM 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: P1611

MIL Request Circuit Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running, and the PCM detected the MIL Request circuit remained in a low state during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



MIL request control circuit is shorted to sensor ground
 
MIL request control circuit is shorted to chassis ground
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P1614

MIL Request Circuit High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running, and the PCM detected the MIL Request circuit remained in a high state during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



MIL request control circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
MIL "bulb" circuit is open or missing
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P1624

MIL Request Circuit (TCM To PCM) Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and PCM detected a signal from the TCM indicating it had detected a problem in the MIL Request circuit.

Possible Causes:



Perform the related TCM diagnostics
 
TCM may have failed
 

Trouble Code: P1632

Generator Battery Detection Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running, and the PCM detected the Battery Detection circuit voltage was less than 8 volts during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



Circuit C249-9 open between the Generator and the PCM
 
Generator is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1673

Cooling Fan Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or the engine running and the PCM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the Fan control circuit during the CCM test. Note: The cooling fan relay pull-in coil resistance is 80 ohms at 68°F.

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P1693

Antenna Error

Trouble Code Conditions: Passive mode invalid. Programming error.

Possible Causes:



Open or short in antenna or SMARTRA circuit
 
Antenna
 
SMARTRA
 
Faulty transponder
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P1797

Clutch Pedal Switch Clutch Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running, and the PCM did not detect a change in the Clutch switch signal for 33 seconds after the clutch was engaged and released.

Possible Causes:



Clutch pedal position switch signal circuit is open
 
Clutch pedal position switch signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
Clutch pedal position switch signal circuit is shorted to power
 
Clutch pedal position switch is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

 
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