Malibu, Malibu MAXX 2006-2008

3.6L V6 VIN 7 Auto 5

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Trouble Code: P1415



Secondary Air Injection System (Bank 1) Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Air hoses disconnected, loose, kinked or failed (a burnt hose)
 
AIR pump is damaged or has failed (inspect air pump for water)
 
AIR system check valves and/or pipes are damaged or leaking
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1416



Secondary Air Injection System (Bank 2) Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Air hoses disconnected, loose, kinked or failed (a burnt hose)
 
AIR pump is damaged or has failed (inspect air pump for water)
 
AIR system check valves and/or pipes are damaged or leaking
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1551



Throttle Valve Rest Position Not Reached During Learn

Possible Causes:



Faulty throttle body, (binding, sticking or no spring pressure)
 
Throttle body has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1585



Cruise Control Inhibit Output Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Cruise control inhibit circuit is shorted to system voltage
 
Cruise control inhibit circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Cruise control module power circuit is open (test CR CNT fuse)
 
Cruise control module is damaged or has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1810



TFP Valve Position Switch Assembly

Possible Causes:



TFP valve position switch signal circuit is open, grounded or shorted to another signal
 
TFP valve position switch is damaged or has failed
 
This code can set during fluid refilling. After refilling the fluid, cycle the key "off", then idle the engine for 20 seconds. Turn the key "off" and Allow the ECM to power down.
 
This code can set due to low pump pressure or due to a stuck pressure regulator.
 
This code can set due to a rolled forward clutch piston seal. It may Allow the ECM to see a 2.08:1 ratio (reverse) when the manual valve position is actually indicated in D4.
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1860



TCM PWM Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TCC solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
TCC solenoid control circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
TCC solenoid power circuit is open (test TRANS or IGN fuse)
 
TCC solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1870



Transmission Component Slipping

Possible Causes:



1-2 shift solenoid valve has sediment, damage or leaking seals
 
2-3 shift solenoid valve has sediment, damage or leaking seals
 
3-2 shift solenoid valve has sediment, damage or leaking seals
 
Valve body regulator apply valve stuck or regulator is scored
 
Torque converter front stator shaft bushing is worn, the stator roller clutch is not holding or it has external damage/leaks
 
Converter clutch valve is stuck or it is installed backwards
 
Converter clutch valve retaining ring is not positioned properly
 
Converter clutch outer valve spring is cocked
 
Pump to case gasket is not positioned properly
 
Orifice cup plugs are restricted or damaged
 
Over-tightened, or unevenly tightened pump body to cover bolts
 
TSB 02-07-30-001 contains a repair procedure for this code
 

Trouble Code: P2088



Intake Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2089



Intake Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2090



Exhaust Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2091



Exhaust Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2092



Intake Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit Low Voltage Bank (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2093



Intake Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2094



Exhaust Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2095



Exhaust Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance
 
Control circuit for a short to ground
 
CMP actuator solenoid
 
Faulty ECM
 

Trouble Code: P2096



Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Low Limit (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Malfunctioning fuel injectors
 
High fuel system pressure
 
Fuel that is contaminated
 
Fuel saturation of the evaporative emissions (EVAP) canister
 
Stuck open or leaking EVAP purge valve
 
Restricted exhaust
 
Incorrect PCV system operation
 

Trouble Code: P2096



Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Low Limit (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Rich fuel injectors
 
High fuel system pressure
 
Fuel that is contaminated
 
Fuel saturation of the evaporative emissions (EVAP) canister
 
Stuck open or leaking EVAP purge valve
 
Restricted exhaust
 
Incorrect PCV system operation
 

Trouble Code: P2097



Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System High Limit (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Malfunctioning fuel injectors
 
High fuel system pressure
 
Fuel that is contaminated
 
Fuel saturation of the evaporative emissions (EVAP) canister
 
Stuck open or leaking EVAP purge valve
 
Restricted exhaust
 
Incorrect PCV system operation
 

Trouble Code: P2098



Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Low Limit (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Malfunctioning fuel injectors
 
Low fuel system pressure
 
Fuel that is contaminated
 
Missing, loose, or leaking exhaust components from the HO2S forward
 
Vacuum leaks
 
Ethanol concentration greater than 15 percent
 
Incorrect PCV system operation
 

Trouble Code: P2098



Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Low Limit (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Rich fuel injectors
 
High fuel system pressure
 
Fuel that is contaminated
 
Fuel saturation of the evaporative emissions (EVAP) canister
 
Stuck open or leaking EVAP purge valve
 
Restricted exhaust
 
Incorrect PCV system operation
 

Trouble Code: P2099



Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System High Limit (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Exhaust system leaks
 
Engine vacuum leaks
 
Low fuel system pressure
 
Fuel that is contaminated
 
* Malfunctioning fuel injectors
 

Trouble Code: P2100



Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) Motor Control Circuit

Possible Causes:



Throttle blade that is not in the rest position
 
Throttle valve that is binding open or closed
 
Throttle valve that opens or closes without spring pressure
 
Throttle body malfuntion
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2101



Control Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance

Possible Causes:



Throttle blade that is not in the rest position
 
Throttle valve that is binding open or closed
 
Throttle valve that opens or closes without spring pressure
 
Throttle body malfuntion
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2101



Throttle Closed Position Performance

Possible Causes:



Throttle blade that is not in the rest position
 
Throttle valve that is binding open or closed
 
Throttle valve that opens or closes without spring pressure
 
Throttle body malfuntion
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2105



Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) System - Forced Engine Shutdown

Possible Causes:



Open ignition suppl fuse
 
Ignition voltage supply open or high resistance
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2119



Throttle Closed Position Performance

Possible Causes:



Throttle blade that is not in the rest position
 
Throttle valve that is binding open or closed
 
Throttle valve that opens or closes without spring pressure
 
Throttle body malfuntion
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2120



Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 1 Signal Performance

Possible Causes:



APP sensor connector is damaged, open or shorted
 
APP1 sensor signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
APP1 sensor signal circuit is shorted to APP sensor 2 circuit
 
APP1 sensor signal circuit is open or shorted to VREF (5v)
 
APP sensor is damaged or it has failed
 
TAC module is damaged or it has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2122



Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Circuit Low Voltage

Possible Causes:



Low reference circuit of the APP sensor for a short to voltage, or an open/high resistance.
 
5-volt reference circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance.
 
Faulty APP Sensor
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2123



Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Circuit High Voltage

Possible Causes:



Low reference circuit of the APP sensor for a short to voltage, or an open/high resistance.
 
5-volt reference circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance.
 
Faulty APP Sensor
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2125



Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 2 Circuit Low Voltage

Possible Causes:



Low reference circuit of the APP sensor for a short to voltage, or an open/high resistance.
 
5-volt reference circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance.
 
Faulty APP Sensor
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2127



Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 2 Circuit Low Voltage

Possible Causes:



Low reference circuit of the APP sensor for a short to voltage, or an open/high resistance.
 
5-volt reference circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance.
 
Faulty APP Sensor
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2128



Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 2 Circuit High Voltage

Possible Causes:



Low reference circuit of the APP sensor for a short to voltage, or an open/high resistance.
 
5-volt reference circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance.
 
Faulty APP Sensor
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2129



Barometric Pressure (BARO) Sensor Circuit High Voltage

Possible Causes:



Moisture in the vent inlet
 
Debris in the vent inlet
 

Trouble Code: P2135



Throttle Position Sensor 1-2 Correlation Error

Possible Causes:



TP1 sensor signal circuit shorted to TP sensor signal 2 circuit
 
TP1 sensor signal circuit is shorted to the low reference circuit
 
TP2 sensor signal circuit is shorted to the low reference circuit
 
Throttle body assembly is damaged or it has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2138



Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1-2 Correlation

Possible Causes:



Low reference circuit of the APP sensor for a short to voltage, or an open/high resistance.
 
5-volt reference circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance.
 
Faulty APP Sensor
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P2146



Injector Positive Voltage Control Circuit (Group 1)

Possible Causes:



High voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
High voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Low voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
Low voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Faulty fuel injector
 
ECM has failed.
 

Trouble Code: P2149



Injector Positive Voltage Control Circuit (Group 2)

Possible Causes:



High voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
High voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Low voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
Low voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Faulty fuel injector
 
ECM has failed.
 

Trouble Code: P2152



Injector Positive Voltage Control Circuit (Group 3)

Possible Causes:



High voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
High voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Low voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
Low voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Faulty fuel injector
 
ECM has failed.
 

Trouble Code: P2155



Injector Positive Voltage Control Circuit (Group 4)

Possible Causes:



High voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
High voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Low voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
Low voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Faulty fuel injector
 
ECM has failed.
 

Trouble Code: P216A



Injector Positive Voltage Control Circuit (Group 5)

Possible Causes:



High voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
High voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Low voltage control circuit shorted to voltage
 
Low voltage control circuit short to ground or an open/high resistance
 
Faulty fuel injector
 
ECM has failed.
 

 
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