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2.0L L4 - U/K



2.0L L4 - U/K

Trouble Code: P0011

A Camshaft Position Timing Over Advanced or System Performance (Bank 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Monitor deviation between camshaft position set point and actual value.

Possible Causes:



Oil leakage
 
Faulty oil pump
 
Faulty intake valve control solenoid
 

Trouble Code: P0016

Crankshaft Position- Camshaft Position Correlation (Bank 1 Sensor A)

Trouble Code Conditions: Monitor camshaft position in the full retard condition or during CVVT control. Camshaft switching out of 109 to 141 degrees in full retard position, 70 to 140 degrees CRK during CVVT control.

Possible Causes:



Abnormal installation of camshaft
 
Abnormal installation of crankshaft
 
Abnormal installation of tone wheel
 

Trouble Code: P0030

HO2S-11 Heater Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine runtime over 3 minutes, and the PCM determined the resistance of the HO2S heater was more than a calculated amount.

Possible Causes:



HO2S heater control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S heater control circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0031

O2 Sensor Heater Circuit Low (Bank 1/Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Heater check, low. Open or short circuit.

Possible Causes:



Open in battery and control circuit
 
Short to ground in control circuit (pin 48 to 36)
 
Faulty HO2S heater
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P0032

O2 Sensor Heater Circuit High (Bank 1/Sensor 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: Heater check, high. Short circuit.

Possible Causes:



Short to battery in control circuit
 
Faulty HO2S heater
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P0036

HO2S-12 Heater Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine runtime over 3 minutes, and the PCM determined the resistance of the HO2S heater was more than a calculated amount.

Possible Causes:



HO2S heater control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S heater control circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0037

O2 Sensor Heater Circuit Low (Bank 1/Sensor 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Heater check, low. Open or short circuit.

Possible Causes:



Open in battery and control circuit
 
Short to ground in control circuit (pin 48 to 36)
 
Faulty HO2S heater
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P0038

O2 Sensor Heater Circuit High (Bank 1/Sensor 2)

Trouble Code Conditions: Heater check, high. Short circuit.

Possible Causes:



Short to battery in control circuit
 
Faulty HO2S heater
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P0076

Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low (Bank 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: PCM sets the code if it detects that the intake valve control solenoid control circuit is short to ground. Electrical check.

Possible Causes:



Faulty ECM/PCM
 
Short to ground in control circuit
 
Contact resistance in connectors
 
Faulty intake valve control solenoid
 

Trouble Code: P0077

Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit High (Bank 1)

Trouble Code Conditions: PCM sets the code if it detects that the OCV control circuit is open or short to battery. Electrical check.

Possible Causes:



Open or short to battery in control circuit
 
Contact resistance in connectors
 
Faulty intake valve control solenoid
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P0101

MAF or Volume Airflow Sensor Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running, and the PCM detected too much difference between the Actual MAF sensor signal and a Threshold MAF sensor value in memory during the CCM Rationality test.

Possible Causes:



MAF sensor signal circuit has high resistance
 
MAF sensor ground circuit has high resistance
 
MAF sensor is damaged or has failed (it may be contaminated)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0102

MAF Sensor Circuit Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the MAF sensor signal was less than 0.39 volt for more than 1 second.

Possible Causes:



MAF sensor signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
MAF sensor power circuit open between sensor and main relay
 
MAF sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0103

MAF Sensor Circuit High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the MAF sensor signal was more than 3.90 volts, condition met for 1 second.

Possible Causes:



MAF sensor signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power
 
MAF sensor ground circuit is open between sensor and ground
 
MAF sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0110

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 600 seconds and the PCM detected the IAT signal indicated more than 262(F, or that it indicated less than -38°F at any time during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



IAT sensor signal circuit open or shorted to ground
 
IAT sensor signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power
 
IAT sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0111

Intake Air temperature Sensor 1 Circuit Range/Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: If the sensor is out of specification, a code is set. Output voltage is monitored. Engine coolant is above 167 degrees F. Vehicle speed is above 30MPH for more than 60 seconds. Vehicle speed is below 7mph for more than 30 seconds.

Possible Causes:



Poor connection
 
Faulty IATS
 
Faulty PCM
 

Trouble Code: P0112

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the IAT sensor signal was less than 0.2 volt during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P0113

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or the engine running and the PCM detected the IAT sensor signal was more than 4.9 volts during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



IAT sensor signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power
 
IAT sensor ground circuit is open
 
IAT sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0115

Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine runtime over 600 seconds, and the PCM detected the IAT signal indicated more than 280°F, or that it indicated less than -38°F at any time during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



ECT sensor signal circuit open or shorted to ground
 
ECT sensor signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power
 
ECT sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0116

Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Range/Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine running for 20 minutes, and the PCM detected an ECT signal remained at less than a specified value during the CCM test period.

Possible Causes:



Check for low coolant level or incorrect coolant mixture
 
Cooling system component failure (thermostat stuck open)
 
ECT sensor is out of calibration or it is "skewed"
 
ECT sensor is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0117

Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the ECT sensor signal was less than 0.20 volt during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



ECT sensor signal circuit shorted to ground
 
ECT sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0118

Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the ECT sensor signal was more than 4.90 volts during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



ECT sensor signal circuit is open between sensor and the PCM
 
ECT sensor ground circuit is open between sensor and ground
 
ECT sensor signal circuit is shorted to VREF
 
ECT sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0120

Throttle Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the TP sensor signal was less than 0.14 volt, or that it was more than 4.96 volts.

Possible Causes:



TP sensor signal circuit open or shorted to ground
 
TP sensor signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power (B+)
 
TP sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0121

Throttle Position Sensor Performance

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine at idle speed, and the PCM detected the TP sensor signal was outside of the idle speed limit (i.e., 1.20-2.1 volts at idle is the limit).

Possible Causes:



MAF sensor or TP sensor ground circuit has high resistance
 
MAF sensor has drifted out of calibration
 
TP sensor has drifted out of calibration
 
TP sensor is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0122

Throttle Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Low Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the TP sensor 'A' signal was less than 0.170-0.200 volt during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



TP sensor signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
TP sensor VREF circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
TP sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0123

Throttle Position Sensor 'A' Circuit High Input

Trouble Code Conditions: Key on or engine running and the PCM detected the TP sensor signal was more than 4.60-4.80 volts during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



TP sensor signal circuit is open
 
TP sensor ground circuit is open
 
TP sensor signal circuit is shorted to VREF or system power
 
TP sensor is damaged or has failed\
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0125

Insufficient Coolant Temperature for Closed Loop

Trouble Code Conditions: DTC P0116, P0117 and P0118 not set, engine runtime from 6-8 minutes, and the PCM detected the ECT signal did not reach the closed loop temperature of at least 68°F.

Possible Causes:



Check for low coolant level or incorrect coolant mixture
 
Cooling system component failure (thermostat stuck open)
 
ECT sensor is out of calibration ("skewed") or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0128

Thermostat Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: ECT sensor signal less than 140°F at startup, then with the engine running the PCM detected the ECT sensor signal did not reach 170°F with the engine "modeling" temperature (runtime) over 190°F.

Possible Causes:



ECT sensor is out of calibration or it is "skewed"
 
Check the operation of the thermostat (it may be stuck open)
 
Inspect for low coolant level or for an incorrect coolant mixture
 

Trouble Code: P0130

HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph for 2-3 minutes, and the PCM detected the HO2S signal was more than 1.4 volts, or it was less than 0.02 volt during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power (B+)
 
HO2S is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0131

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

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph for 2-3 minutes, and the PCM detected the HO2S signal remained at less than 300 mv during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S signal ground circuit is open
 
HO2S is contaminated or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0132

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

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph for 2-3 minutes, and the PCM detected the front HO2S signal remained fixed at more than 600 mv during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal tracking (wet/oily) in connector causing a short
 
HO2S signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power (B+)
 
HO2S signal circuit is open, or the ground circuit is open
 
HO2S heater supply voltage is open or the HO2S has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0133

HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Slow Response

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph for 2-3 minutes, and the PCM detected the average ratio between the HO2S Actual and maximum allowed frequency during 100 Lambda cycles was more than the Threshold value (e.g., 0.66 Hz).

Possible Causes:



Exhaust leak present in the exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
Front HO2S failed, or front & rear HO2S connections reversed
 
HO2S has deteriorated, is contaminated or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0134

HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) No Activity Detected

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph for more than 2 minutes, and the PCM detected the HO2S signal stroke rationality was more than the threshold value (0.250 volt) during the Heated Oxygen Sensor Monitor test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S has deteriorated, is contaminated or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0135

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

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running and PCM detected the HO2S heater current was more than 2 amps, or it was less than 0.25 amps.

Possible Causes:



HO2S power feed circuit from the Main Relay is open
 
HO2S heater control circuit is open
 
HO2S heater element has high resistance, is shorted or open
 
HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0136

HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Circuit Malfunction

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph for 2-3 minutes and the PCM detected the HO2S signal was more than 1.4 volts, or that it was less than 0.02 volt during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power (B+)
 
HO2S is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0137

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

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph, and the PCM detected the HO2S signal remained at less than 300 mv during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S signal ground circuit is open
 
HO2S is contaminated or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0138

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

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph, and the PCM detected the front HO2S signal remained fixed at more than 600 mv during the CCM test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal tracking (wet/oily) in connector causing a short
 
HO2S signal circuit shorted to VREF or system power (B+)
 
HO2S signal circuit is open, or the ground circuit is open
 
HO2S heater supply voltage is open or the HO2S has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0139

HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Slow Response

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at a speed over 3 mph, and the PCM detected the average ratio between the HO2S Actual and maximum allowed frequency during 100 Lambda cycles was more than the Threshold value (e.g., 0.66 Hz).

Possible Causes:



Exhaust leak present in the exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
Front HO2S failed, or front & rear HO2S connections reversed
 
HO2S has deteriorated, is contaminated or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0140

HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) No Activity Detected

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running in closed loop at cruise speed at over 3 mph for more than 2 minutes, and the PCM detected the HO2S signal stroke rationality was more than the threshold value (0.250 volt) during the Oxygen Sensor Monitor test.

Possible Causes:



HO2S signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HO2S has deteriorated, is contaminated or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0141

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

Trouble Code Conditions: Engine started, engine running and PCM detected the HO2S heater current was more than 2 amps, or it was less than 0.25 amps.

Possible Causes:



HO2S power feed circuit from the Main Relay is open
 
HO2S heater control circuit is open
 
HO2S heater element has high resistance, is shorted or open
 
HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

 
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