Nissan Frontier, Xterra 1998-05

3.3L V6 VIN E Std 3

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Trouble Code: P0444



EVAP Purge Volume Control Solenoid Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



Canister purge volume control solenoid connector is damaged
 
Canister purge volume control solenoid circuit is shorted
 
Canister purge volume control solenoid is damaged or failed
 
PCM is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0445



EVAP Purge Volume Control Solenoid Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



Canister purge volume control solenoid connector is damaged
 
Canister purge volume control solenoid circuit is open
 
Canister purge volume control solenoid is damaged or failed
 
PCM is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0446



EVAP Vent Control Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Vent solenoid circuit open, shorted to ground or to power (B+)
 
Vent control solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 
TSB 00-060 (7/00) contains information related to this code
 

Trouble Code: P0447



EVAP Canister Vent Control Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Canister vent control solenoid connector is damaged or loose
 
Canister vent control solenoid circuit is open (high voltage)
 
Canister vent control solenoid is damaged or failed
 
PCM is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0452



EVAP System Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



EVAP pressure sensor circuit connector is damaged (loose)
 
EVAP pressure sensor circuit is shorted to ground
 
EVAP pressure sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P0453



EVAP System Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



EVAP pressure sensor circuit connector is damaged (shorted)
 
EVAP pressure sensor circuit is open or shorted to VREF
 
EVAP pressure sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P0455



EVAP System Gross Leak (0.080") Detected

Possible Causes:



EVAP control system pressure sensor is damaged or has failed
 
EVAP purge solenoid or canister vacuum line loose or off
 
EVAP purge solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
EVAP emission canister is dirty, restricted or full of water
 
EVAP canister vent control valve is damaged or has failed
 
Fuel tank cap loose, missing or it is the wrong part number
 
Fuel tank temperature sensor is damaged or has failed
 
Fuel tank vacuum relief valve is damaged or has failed
 
Large leak in the EVAP canister or in the fuel tank area
 
ORVR system is damaged or has a large leak in a component
 
Refueling control valve is damaged or has failed
 
Vacuum hose leaking between intake manifold and Purge valve
 

Trouble Code: P0456



EVAP System Very Small Leak (0.020") Detected

Possible Causes:



Canister Purge valve is damaged, leaking or has failed
 
Charcoal canister is loaded with fuel or moisture
 
Fuel filler cap loose, cross-threaded, incorrect part or damaged
 
Fuel tank is cracked (leaking), or a leak exists in the 'O' ring
 
Fuel tank pressure sensor is damaged or has failed
 
Fuel tank overfill check valve is cracked or is damaged
 
Fuel vapor line(s), fuel pipes or hoses damaged or leaking
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0460



Fuel Level Sensor Slosh

Possible Causes:



Fuel level sensor signal open or shorted to ground (intermittent)
 
Fuel level sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0461



Fuel Level Sensor Signal Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



Fuel level sensor signal open or shorted to ground
 
Fuel level sensor is damaged (stuck) or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0462



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



Fuel level sensor connector is damaged or loose (intermittent)
 
Fuel level sensor signal is shorted to ground
 
Fuel level sensor is damaged (stuck) or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0463



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



Fuel level sensor connector is damaged or loose (intermittent)
 
Fuel level sensor signal shorted to ground
 
Fuel level sensor is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0464



Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P0500



Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



ABS/TCS control unit is damaged or has failed
 
Combination meter is damaged or has failed
 
VSS signal circuit is open, shorted to ground or shorted to B+
 
VSS is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0505



Idle Air Control, Auxiliary Air Control Valve Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



IACV-AAC valve control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
IACV-AAC valve control circuit is shorted to system power (B+)
 
IACV-AAC valve is damaged or has failed
 
PCM is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0506



Idle Speed Control System RPM Lower Than Expected

Possible Causes:



Air inlet duct is collapsed, loose or air filter element is clogged
 
Base engine problem (i.e., a compression or misfire problem)
 
Idle air inlet passage or throttle bore is dirty or full of deposits
 
Electronic throttle control actuator connector is open
 
Electronic throttle control actuator circuit is open
 
Electronic throttle control actuator is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0507



Idle Speed Control System RPM Higher Than Expected

Possible Causes:



Engine vacuum leaks, PCM valve is leaking or the wrong valve
 
Idle air inlet passage or throttle bore is dirty or full of deposits
 
Electronic throttle control actuator connector is shorted
 
Electronic throttle control actuator circuit is shorted
 
Electronic throttle control actuator is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0510



Closed Throttle Position Switch Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Closed throttle position switch signal circuit is open or grounded
 
Closed throttle position switch signal circuit is shorted to power
 
Closed throttle position switch or TP sensor damaged or failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0605



PCM Internal Error

Possible Causes:



Clear the codes and retest for DTC P0605. If the same code resets, substitute a known good PCM and retest. If the code does not reset, the original PCM has failed.
 

Trouble Code: P1065



PCM Backup Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



PCM Backup circuit (to battery) is open or shorted to ground
 
Clear the codes and retest for DTC P1065. If the same code resets, substitute a known good PCM and retest. If the code does not reset, the original PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1126



Thermostat Malfunction (Stuck Open)

Possible Causes:



Check the operation of the thermostat (it may be stuck open)
 
Inspect for low coolant level
 
Inspect for incorrect coolant mixture
 

Trouble Code: P1143



HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Lean Shift Monitoring (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in the intake manifold, throttle body or PCV system
 
Fuel pressure is excessively low (lean air fuel)
 
Fuel injectors restricted (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1144



HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Rich Shift Monitoring (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Fuel pressure is excessively high (rich air fuel)
 
Fuel injector is stuck open (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1146



HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Lean Shift Monitoring (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in the intake manifold, throttle body or PCV system
 
Fuel pressure is excessively low (lean air fuel)
 
Fuel injectors restricted (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1147



HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Rich Shift Monitoring (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



Fuel pressure is excessively high (rich air fuel)
 
Fuel injector sticking open (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1148



Closed Loop Malfunction Detected (Bank 1)

Possible Causes:



A/FS or HO2S signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
A/FS or HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
A/FS or HO2S is damaged, contaminated or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1163



HO2S-21 (Bank 2 Sensor 1) Lean Shift Monitoring (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in the intake manifold, throttle body or PCV system
 
Fuel pressure is excessively low (lean air fuel)
 
Fuel injectors restricted (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1164



HO2S-21 (Bank 2 Sensor 1) Rich Shift Monitoring (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Fuel pressure is excessively high (rich air fuel)
 
Fuel injector is stuck open (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1166



HO2S-22 (Bank 2 Sensor 2) Lean Shift Monitoring (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Air leaks in the intake manifold, throttle body or PCV system
 
Fuel pressure is excessively low (lean air fuel)
 
Fuel injectors restricted (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1167



HO2S-22 (Bank 2 Sensor 2) Rich Shift Monitoring (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



Fuel pressure is excessively high (rich air fuel)
 
Fuel injector sticking open (one or more has a mechanical fault)
 
HO2S assembly is damaged or has failed
 
HO2S heater assembly is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1168



Closed Loop Malfunction Detected (Bank 2)

Possible Causes:



A/FS or HO2S signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
A/FS or HO2S heater is damaged or has failed
 
A/FS or HO2S is damaged, contaminated or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1217



Engine Over-Temperature Condition

Possible Causes:



Engine coolant low or an incorrect coolant mixture exists
 
Engine cooling fan circuit(s) open or shorted to ground
 
Engine cooling fan is damaged or has failed
 
Check cooling system components (radiator hose, cap, etc.)
 
Check the thermostat operation (it may be stuck partly closed)
 

Trouble Code: P1225



Closed Throttle Learning Position Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



Electronic Throttle Control Actuator is damaged or has failed (i.e., the TP1 and TP2 sensor assemblies in the ETCA failed).
 

Trouble Code: P1226



Closed Throttle Learning Position Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



Electronic Throttle Control Actuator is damaged or has failed (i.e., the TP1 and TP2 sensor assemblies in the ETCA failed).
 

Trouble Code: P1229



Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 Power Circuit Short

Possible Causes:



APP1 and/or APP2 sensor circuits are shorted to ground
 
APP2 sensor connector is damaged (shorted to ground)
 
ETC Actuator assembly is internally shorted to power or ground
 
TP1 and TP2 sensor circuits are shorted together or to ground
 
PCM terminal to the VREF power circuit is open
 
VREF power circuit to the APP1, APP2, MAF, EVAP pressure sensor, PSPS or refrigerant pressure sensor shorted to ground
 

Trouble Code: P1320



Ignition Control Signal Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Ignition coil primary circuit is open or shorted
 
Ignition coil condenser is shorted
 
CKP sensor signal is erratic or missing
 
CMP sensor signal is erratic or missing
 
CKP sensor or CMP sensor is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1335



Crankshaft Position Reference Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



CKP reference signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
CKP reference sensor is damaged or has failed
 
Starter motor or starter motor circuit is damaged (not working)
 

Trouble Code: P1336



Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



CKP POS signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Engine flywheel or drive plate gear tooth is chipped or damaged
 
Crankshaft position (POS) sensor is damaged or has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1400



EGR Control Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P1401



EGR Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



EGR temperature sensor signal circuit open/shorted to ground
 
EGR temperature sensor signal circuit shorted to VREF
 
EGR temperature sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

 
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