Mazda Tribute 2001-06

3.0L V6 VIN 1 Auto 4

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Trouble Code: P0462



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



Fuel gauge sending unit signal is shorted to sensor ground
 
Fuel gauge sending unit signal is shorted to chassis ground
 
Fuel gauge sending unit is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0463



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



Fuel gauge sending unit signal shorted to VREF or power
 
Fuel gauge sending unit ground circuit is open
 
Fuel gauge sender signal is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0481



Cooling Fan Relay 1 and Condenser Fan Relay 1 Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Cooling or condenser fan relay 1 circuit open, shorted to ground
 
Cooling or condenser fan relay 1 control power circuit is open
 
Cooling or condenser fan relay 1 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0482



Cooling Fan Relay and Condenser Fan Relay 2 Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Cooling or condenser fan relay 2 circuit open, shorted to ground
 
Cooling or condenser fan relay 2 control power circuit is open
 
Cooling or condenser fan relay 1 is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0500



Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



VSS signal circuit is open, shorted to ground or to power
 
VSS power circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
VSS is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0501



Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



ABS wheel speed sensor circuit open or shorted to ground
 
ABS wheel speed sensor circuit shorted to VREF or power
 
ABS, CTM or GEM control module has failed
 
VSS positive (+) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
VSS negative (-) signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0500



Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



VSS positive (+) signal is open or shorted to ground
 
VSS negative (-) signal is open or shorted to ground
 
VSS is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0501



Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



VSS positive (+) signal open or shorted to ground (intermittent)
 
VSS negative (-) signal open or shorted to ground (intermittent)
 
VSS is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0503



Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Check for any devices that could cause RFI on the VSS circuit
 
VSS positive (+) signal open or shorted to ground (intermittent)
 
VSS negative (-) signal open or shorted to ground (intermittent)
 
VSS is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0505



Idle Speed Control System Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Throttle body is damaged, dirty or idle speed out of adjustment
 
High resistance between PCM and IAC valve control circuits
 
IAC valve circuits open, shorted to ground or shorted to power
 
IAC valve air inlet is plugged, dirty or restricted
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0506



Idle Control System RPM Lower Than Expected

Possible Causes:



Air intake system leaks (in the intake manifold or PCV valve)
 
IAC valve power circuit is open between main relay and valve
 
High resistance between PCM and IAC valve control circuits
 
IAC valve circuits open, shorted to ground or shorted to power
 
IAC valve air inlet is plugged, dirty or restricted
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
Throttle body is damaged or dirty (it may need to be cleaned)
 

Trouble Code: P0507



Idle Control System RPM Higher Than Expected

Possible Causes:



Air intake system leaks (in the intake manifold or PCV valve)
 
IAC valve power circuit is open between main relay and valve
 
High resistance between PCM and IAC valve control circuits
 
IAC valve circuits open, shorted to ground or shorted to power
 
IAC valve air inlet is plugged, dirty or restricted
 
IAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
Throttle body is damaged or dirty (it may need to be cleaned)
 

Trouble Code: P0511



PCM - Idle Air Control (IAC) valve assembly

Possible Causes:



IAC output circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
IAC output circuit is shorted to system power
 
IAC valve assembly is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0532



PCM - Air Conditioning Pressure (ACP) sensor

Possible Causes:



ACP sensor is open or shorted to ground
 
ACP sensor is shorted to system power
 
ACP sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0533



PCM - Air Conditioning Pressure (ACP) sensor

Possible Causes:



ACP sensor is open or shorted to ground
 
ACP sensor is shorted to system power
 
ACP sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0534



PCM - Air Conditioning (A/C) system

Possible Causes:



A/C system is low on Freon
 
A/C system has too much Freon
 
A/C compressor clutch is damaged or failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0552



Power Steering Pressure Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Power steering switch signal circuit shorted to sensor ground
 
Power steering switch signal circuit shorted to chassis ground
 
Power steering switch is damaged or has failed
 
Engine Speed System (power steering function) is damaged
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0553



Power Steering Pressure Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Power steering switch signal circuit shorted to sensor ground
 
Power steering switch signal circuit shorted to chassis ground
 
Power steering switch is damaged or has failed
 
Engine Speed System (power steering function) is damaged
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0571



Cruise Control Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Cruise control switch malfunction
 
Connector or terminal malfunction
 
Short to power circuit in wiring from cruise control terminal B and PCM terminal 3P.
 
Short to ground circuit in wiring from cruise control terminal B and PCM terminal 3P
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0579



PCM - Vehicle Speed Signal (VSS) Malfunction

Possible Causes:



VSS malfunction
 
Connector or terminal malfunction
 
Short to power circuit in wiring from VSS and PCM terminal.
 
Short to ground circuit in wiring from VSS and PCM terminal.
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0581



PCM - Vehicle Speed Signal (VSS) malfunction

Possible Causes:



VSS malfunction
 
Connector or terminal malfunction
 
Short to power circuit in wiring from VSS and PCM terminal.
 
Short to ground circuit in wiring from VSS and PCM terminal.
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0602



PCM programming error

Possible Causes:



Reprogramming has not been completed properly
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0603



PCM Keep Alive Memory Test Error

Possible Causes:



KAM circuit is open (it may be an intermittent problem)
 
KAM circuit is shorted to ground
 
Battery terminals have high resistance due to corrosion or dirt
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0605



PCM Read Only Memory Test Error

Possible Causes:



PCM has failed (an internal fault)
 
PCM must be replaced when this code is set
 

Trouble Code: P0606



ECM/PCM Processor

Possible Causes:



PCM internal CPU malfunction
 

Trouble Code: P0620



Regulator / Generator malfunction

Possible Causes:



PCM internal malfunction* Configuration has not been properly completed.
 

Trouble Code: P0622



Control Module performance

Possible Causes:



PCM internal malfunction* Configuration has not been properly completed.
 

Trouble Code: P0645



A/C clutch relay (ACCR) malfunction

Possible Causes:



PCM internal malfunction* ACCR malfunction
 

Trouble Code: P0660



Variable Inertia Charging System Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



VICS control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
VICS power circuit is open (check the power from the relay)
 
VICS valve is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0703



Brake On/Off Switch Circuit Malfunction (Self-Test)

Possible Causes:



Brake switch signal circuit is open or shorted ground
 
Brake switch power circuit (B+) is open or shorted to ground
 
Brake switch is damaged, misadjusted or installed improperly
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0705



Transmission Range Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TR signal -P- circuit shorted to the PCM power circuit (12v)
 
TR signal -D- circuit shorted to the PCM power circuit (12v)
 
TR signal -S- circuit shorted to the PCM power circuit (12v)
 
TR signal -L- circuit shorted to the PCM power circuit (12v)
 
TR switch or its connector is damaged, or the switch has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0706



Transmission Range Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TR signal -P- circuit open between the switch and the PCM (0v)
 
TR signal -D- circuit open between the switch and the PCM (0v)
 
TR signal -S- circuit open between the switch and the PCM (0v)
 
TR signal -L- circuit open between the switch and the PCM (0v)
 
TR switch or its connector is damaged, or the switch has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0707



Transmission Range Switch Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



TR switch signal circuit is shorted to another switch signal
 
TR switch signal circuit is open (problem may be intermittent)
 
TR switch is damaged, out of adjustment or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0708



Transmission Range Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TR switch signal circuit is open between the switch and PCM
 
TR switch signal circuit is shorted between switch and PCM
 
TR switch signal circuit is shorted to VREF or system power
 
TR switch ground circuit is open between switch and ground
 
TR switch or its connector is damaged, or the switch has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0705



Digital Transmission Range Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TR4 signal circuit is open or shorted to ground (0v or 12v)
 
TR3A signal circuit is open or shorted to ground (0v or 12v)
 
TR2 signal circuit is open or shorted to ground (0v or 12v)
 
TR1 signal circuit is open or shorted to ground (0v or 12v)
 
DTR switch or its connector is damaged, or switch has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0708



Digital Transmission Range Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TR switch signal circuit open between switch and the PCM (0v)
 
DTR switch or its connector is damaged, or switch has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0707



Transmission Range Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TR switch circuit is shorted to ground switch ground (0v)
 
TR switch circuit is shorted to chassis ground (0v)
 
TR switch or its connector is damaged, or the switch has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0708



Digital Transmission Range Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TR switch circuit is open between the switch and PCM (0v)
 
TR switch or its connector is damaged, or the switch has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0710



Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P0711



Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



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

 
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