Maxima 2007

3.5L V6 VIN - Auto CVT 3

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Trouble Code: P0158



Heated Oxygen Sensor 2 Bank 2 Circuit High Voltage

Possible Causes:



Condition A:
 
Harness or connectors (Heated oxygen sensor 2 circuit is open or shorted.)
 
Heated oxygen sensor 2
 
Condition B:
 
Harness or connectors (Heated oxygen sensor circuit is open or shorted.)
 
Heated oxygen sensor 2
 
Fuel pressure
 
Fuel injector
 

Trouble Code: P0159



Heated Oxygen Sensor 2 Bank 2 Circuit Slow Response

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- Heated oxygen sensor circuit is open or shorted.
 
Heated oxygen sensor 2
 
Fuel pressure
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leaks
 

Trouble Code: P0171



Fuel Injection System Too Lean (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Intake air leaks
 
Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1 (front heated oxygen sensor)
 
Fuel injector
 
Exhaust gas leaks
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Lack of fuel
 
Mass air flow sensor
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0172



Fuel Injection System Too Rich (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1 (front heated oxygen sensor)
 
Fuel injector
 
Exhaust gas leaks
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Mass air flow sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0174



Fuel Injection System Too Lean (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Intake air leaks
 
Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1
 
Fuel injector
 
Exhaust gas leaks
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Lack of fuel
 
Mass air flow sensor
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0175



Fuel Injection System Too Rich (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1
 
Fuel injector
 
Exhaust gas leaks
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Mass air flow sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0181



Fuel Tank Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- Fuel tank temperature sensor circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel tank temperature sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0182



Fuel Tank Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- Fuel tank temperature sensor circuit is open or shorted.
 
Fuel tank temperature sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0183



Fuel Tank Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- Fuel tank temperature sensor circuit is open or shorted.
 
Fuel tank temperature sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0222



Throttle Position (TP) Sensor 1 Circuit Low Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- TP sensor 1 circuit is open or shorted.
 
- APP sensor circuit is shorted (if equipped)
 
Electric throttle control actuator (TP sensor 1)
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor (APP sensor 2)
 

Trouble Code: P0223



Throttle Position (TP) Sensor 1 Circuit High Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- TP sensor 1 circuit is open or shorted.
 
- APP sensor 2 circuit is shorted.
 
Electric throttle control actuator (TP sensor 1)
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor (APP sensor 2)
 

Trouble Code: P0300



Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Improper spark plug
 
Insufficient compression
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Fuel injector circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leak
 
The ignition signal circuit is open or shorted
 
Lack of fuel
 
Drive plate or flywheel
 
Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0301



No.1 Cylinder Misfire Detected (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Improper spark plug
 
Insufficient compression
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Fuel injector circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leak
 
The ignition signal circuit is open or shorted
 
Lack of fuel
 
Drive plate or flywheel
 
Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0302



No. 2 Cylinder Misfire Detected (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Improper spark plug
 
Insufficient compression
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Fuel injector circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leak
 
The ignition signal circuit is open or shorted
 
Lack of fuel
 
Drive plate or flywheel
 
Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0303



No. 3 Cylinder Misfire Detected (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Improper spark plug
 
Insufficient compression
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Fuel injector circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leak
 
The ignition signal circuit is open or shorted
 
Lack of fuel
 
Drive plate or flywheel
 
Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0304



No. 4 Cylinder Misfire Detected (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Improper spark plug
 
Insufficient compression
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
Fuel injector circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leak
 
The ignition signal circuit is open or shorted
 
Lack of fuel
 
Drive plate or flywheel
 
Air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor 1
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0305



No. 5 Cylinder Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Improper spark plug
 
Insufficient compression
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
The fuel injector circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leakage
 
The ignition signal circuit is open or shorted
 
Lack of fuel
 
Signal plate
 
A/F sensor 1
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0306



No. 6 Cylinder Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:



Improper spark plug
 
Insufficient compression
 
Incorrect fuel pressure
 
The fuel injector circuit is open or shorted
 
Fuel injector
 
Intake air leakage
 
The ignition signal circuit is open or shorted
 
Lack of fuel
 
Signal plate
 
A/F sensor 1
 
Incorrect PCV hose connection
 

Trouble Code: P0327



Knock Sensor Circuit Low Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- Knock sensor circuit is open or shorted.
 
Knock sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0328



Knock Sensor Circuit High Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- Knock sensor circuit is open or shorted.
 
Knock sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0335



Crankshaft Position Sensor (POS) Circuit (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- CKP sensor (POS) circuit is open or shorted.
 
- CMP sensor (PHASE) (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- EVT control position sensor (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- Battery current sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- APP sensor 2 circuit is shorted.
 
- Crankshaft position sensor (POS) circuit is open or shorted.
 
- Accelerator pedal position sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- EVAP control system pressure sensor circuit is sorted.
 
- Tumble control valve position sensor circuit is shorted.
 
Crankshaft position sensor (POS)
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor
 
Camshaft position sensor (PHASE) (bank 2)
 
Exhaust valve timing control position sensor (bank 2)
 
Battery current sensor
 
Refrigerant pressure sensor
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Tumble control valve position sensor
 
Signal plate
 
Battery current sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0340



Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- CMP sensor (PHASE) (bank 1) circuit is open or shorted.
 
Camshaft position sensor (PHASE) (bank 1)
 
Camshaft (INT)
 
Starter motor
 
Starting system circuit
 
Dead (Weak) battery
 

Trouble Code: P0345



Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor Bank 2 Circuit

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- CMP sensor (PHASE) (bank 2) circuit is open or shorted.
 
- CKP sensor (POS) circuit is shorted.
 
- EVT control position sensor (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- Battery current sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- APP sensor 2 circuit is shorted.
 
- EVAP control system pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
Camshaft position sensor (PHASE) (bank 2)
 
Crankshaft position sensor (POS)
 
Exhaust valve timing control position sensor (bank 2)
 
Battery current sensor
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Refrigerant pressure sensor
 
Camshaft (INT)
 
Starter motor
 
Starting system circuit
 
Dead (Weak) battery
 

Trouble Code: P0420



Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshhold (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Three way catalyst (manifold)
 
Exhaust tube
 
Intake air leaks
 
Fuel injector
 
Fuel injector leaks
 
Spark plug
 
Improper ignition timing
 

Trouble Code: P0430



Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshhold (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Three way catalyst (manifold)
 
Exhaust tube
 
Intake air leaks
 
Fuel injector
 
Fuel injector leaks
 
Spark plug
 
Improper ignition timing
 

Trouble Code: P0441



EVAP Control System Incorrect Purge Flow (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve stuck closed
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor and the circuit
 
Loose, disconnected or improper connection of rubber tube
 
Blocked rubber tube
 
Cracked EVAP canister
 
EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve circuit
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor
 
Blocked purge port
 
EVAP canister vent control valve
 
Drain filter
 

Trouble Code: P0442



EVAP Control System Small Leak Detected (Negative Pressure) (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Incorrect fuel tank vacuum relief valve
 
Incorrect fuel filler cap used
 
Fuel filler cap remains open or fails to close.
 
Foreign matter caught in fuel filler cap.
 
Leak is in line between intake manifold and EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve.
 
Foreign matter caught in EVAP canister vent control valve.
 
EVAP canister or fuel tank leaks
 
EVAP purge line (pipe and rubber tube) leaks
 
EVAP purge line rubber tube bent
 
Loose or disconnected rubber tube
 
EVAP canister vent control valve and the circuit
 
EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve and the circuit
 
Fuel tank temperature sensor
 
O-ring of EVAP canister vent control valve is missing or damaged
 
Drain filter
 
EVAP canister is saturated with water
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Fuel level sensor and the circuit
 
Refueling EVAP vapor cut valve
 
ORVR system leaks
 

Trouble Code: P0443



EVAP Canister Purge Volume Control Solenoid Valve

Possible Causes:



EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve (valve is stuck open)
 
EVAP canister vent control valve
 
EVAP canister
 
Hoses are connected incorrectly or clogged
 

Trouble Code: P0444



EVAP Canister Purge Volume Control Solenoid Valve Circuit Open (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve circuit is open or shorted.
 
EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve
 

Trouble Code: P0445



EVAP Canister Purge Volume Control Solenoid Valve Circuit Shorted (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Har ness or connectors
 
- EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve circuit is shorted.
 
EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve
 

Trouble Code: P0447



EVAP Canister Vent Control Valve Circuit Open (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- EVAP canister vent control valve circuit is open or shorted.
 
EVAP canister vent control valve
 
Drain filter (if equipped)
 

Trouble Code: P0448



EVAP Canister Vent Control Valve Closed (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



EVAP canister vent control valve
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor and the circuit
 
Blocked rubber tube to EVAP canister vent control valve
 
EVAP canister is saturated with water
 
Drain filter (if equipped)
 

Trouble Code: P0451



EVAP Control System Pressure Sensor Performance (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- EVAP control system pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- CKP sensor (POS) circuit is shorted.
 
- CMP sensor (PHASE) (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- EVT control position sensor (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- Battery current sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- APP sensor 2 circuit is shorted.
 
- Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Crankshaft position sensor (POS)
 
Camshaft position sensor (PHASE) (bank 2)
 
Exhaust valve timing control position sensor (bank 2)
 
Battery current sensor
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor
 
Refrigerant pressure sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0452



EVAP Control System Pressure Sensor Low Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- EVAP control system pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- CKP sensor (POS) circuit is shorted.
 
- CMP sensor (PHASE) (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- EVT control position sensor (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- Battery current sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- APP sensor 2 circuit is shorted.
 
- Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Crankshaft position sensor (POS)
 
Camshaft position sensor (PHASE) (bank 2)
 
Exhaust valve timing control position sensor (bank 2)
 
Battery current sensor
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor
 
Refrigerant pressure sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0453



EVAP Control System Pressure Sensor High Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- EVAP control system pressure sensor circuit is open or shorted.
 
- CKP sensor (POS) circuit is shorted.
 
- CMP sensor (PHASE) (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- EVT control position sensor (bank 2) circuit is shorted.
 
- Battery current sensor circuit is shorted.
 
- APP sensor 2 circuit is shorted.
 
- Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit is shorted.
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Crankshaft position sensor (POS)
 
Camshaft position sensor (PHASE)
 
(bank 2)
 
Exhaust valve timing control position sensor (bank 2)
 
Battery current sensor
 
Accelerator pedal position sensor
 
Refrigerant pressure sensor
 
EVAP canister vent control valve
 
EVAP canister
 
Rubber hose from EVAP canister vent control valve to vehicle frame
 

Trouble Code: P0455



EVAP Control System Gross Leak Detected (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Fuel filler cap remains open or fails to close.
 
Incorrect fuel tank vacuum relief valve
 
Incorrect fuel filler cap used
 
Foreign matter caught in fuel filler cap
 
Leak is in line between intake manifold and EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve
 
Foreign matter caught in EVAP canister vent control valve.
 
EVAP canister or fuel tank leaks
 
EVAP purge line (pipe and rubber tube) leaks
 
EVAP purge line rubber tube bent.
 
Loose or disconnected rubber tube
 
EVAP canister vent control valve and the circuit
 
Drain filter
 
EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve and the circuit
 
Fuel tank temperature sensor
 
O-ring of EVAP canister vent control valve is missing or damaged.
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Refueling EVAP vapor cut valve
 
ORVR system leaks
 

Trouble Code: P0456



Evaporative Emission Control System Very Small Leak (Negative Pressure Check) (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Incorrect fuel tank vacuum relief valve
 
Incorrect fuel filler cap used
 
Fuel filler cap remains open or fails to close.
 
Foreign matter caught in fuel filler cap
 
Leak is in line between intake manifold and EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve.
 
Foreign matter caught in EVAP canister vent control valve
 
EVAP canister or fuel tank leaks
 
EVAP purge line (pipe and rubber tube) leaks
 
EVAP purge line rubber tube bent
 
Loose or disconnected rubber tube
 
EVAP canister vent control valve and the circuit
 
EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve and the circuit
 
Fuel tank temperature sensor
 
Drain filter
 
O-ring of EVAP canister vent control valve is missing or damaged
 
EVAP canister is saturated with water
 
EVAP control system pressure sensor
 
Refueling EVAP vapor cut valve
 
ORVR system leaks
 
Fuel level sensor and the circuit
 
Foreign matter caught in EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve
 

Trouble Code: P0460



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Noise (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- CAN communication line is open or shorted
 
- Fuel level sensor circuit is open or shorted
 
Combination meter (unified meter and A/C amp.)
 
Fuel level sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0461



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Range/Performance (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- CAN communication line is open or shorted
 
- Fuel level sensor circuit is open or shorted
 
Combination meter (unified meter and A/C amp.)
 
Fuel level sensor
 

Trouble Code: P0462



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Low Input (Includes Hybrid Models)

Possible Causes:



Harness or connectors
 
- CAN communication line is open or shorted
 
- Fuel level sensor circuit is open or shorted
 
Combination meter (unified meter and A/C amp.)
 
Fuel level sensor
 

 
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