Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 2WD and 4WD, 2001-2005

5.9L V8 VIN Z Auto 6

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Trouble Code: P1115



General Temperature Sensor Performance

Possible Causes:



Sensor signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Sensor ground circuit is open or shorted to VREF (5v)
 
One or more of the identified Sensors is out-of-calibration
 
Ambient air temperature Sensor is damaged or it has failed
 
PCM High or Low circuit is damaged or it has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1192



Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



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

Trouble Code: P1193



Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



IAT Sensor connector is damaged or it is open
 
IAT Sensor signal circuit is open between the Sensor and PCM
 
IAT Sensor ground circuit is open between the Sensor and PCM
 
IAT Sensor damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1195



O2 (B1 S1) Circuit Insufficient Activity

Possible Causes:



Base engine mechanical fault affecting more than one cylinder
 
Exhaust leak present in exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
O2 element fuel contamination or has deteriorated
 
O2 signal circuit or ground circuit has high resistance
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1196



O2 (B2 S1) Circuit Insufficient Activity

Possible Causes:



Base engine mechanical fault affecting more than one cylinder
 
Exhaust leak present in exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
O2 element fuel contamination or has deteriorated
 
O2 signal circuit or ground circuit has high resistance
 

Trouble Code: P1197



O2 (B1 S2) Circuit Insufficient Activity

Possible Causes:



Base engine mechanical fault affecting more than one cylinder
 
Exhaust leak present in exhaust manifold or exhaust pipes
 
O2 element fuel contamination or has deteriorated
 
O2 signal circuit or ground circuit has high resistance
 

Trouble Code: P1281



Engine Is Cold Too Long

Possible Causes:



Check the operation of the thermostat (it may be stuck open)
 
ECT Sensor signal circuit has high resistance
 
ECT Sensor is damaged or it has failed
 
Inspect for low coolant level or an incorrect coolant mixture
 

Trouble Code: P1282



Fuel Pump Relay Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Fuel pump relay control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Fuel pump relay power circuit is open (test power from Ignition)
 
Fuel pump relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1289



Manifold Tuning Valve Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



MTV control circuit is open between the solenoid and PCM
 
MTV control circuit is shorted to Sensor or chassis ground
 
MTV is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1294



Target Idle Speed Not Reached

Possible Causes:



Engine vacuum leak in a hose, brake booster or in the engine
 
IAC motor control circuits open or grounded in the wire harness
 
Throttle body dirty or restricted (trying cleaning it and retesting)
 
Throttle linkage or throttle plate not in the correct position
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1296



5-Volt VREF Supply Not Present

Possible Causes:



MAP Sensor VREF circuit open between the Sensor and PCM
 
MAP Sensor ground circuit open between the Sensor and PCM
 
MAP Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1297



No Change In MAP Signal From Start To Run Transition

Possible Causes:



Engine vacuum port to MAP Sensor clogged, dirty or restricted
 
MAP Sensor signal is skewed or the Sensor is out-of-calibration
 
MAP Sensor VREF circuit open or grounded (intermittent fault)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1299



Vacuum Leak Present With IAC Valve Fully Seated

Possible Causes:



Leaking engine vacuum hose, brake booster, or in the engine
 
MAP Sensor is out-of-calibration or skewed
 
TP Sensor is damaged or has failed (perform a sweep test)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1388



Auto Shutdown Relay Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



ASD relay control circuit is open between the relay and PCM
 
ASD relay control circuit is shorted to ground
 
ASD relay power circuit is open (test power from Fused B+)
 
ASD relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1389



No Auto Shutdown Relay Output Voltage To PCM

Possible Causes:



ASD relay connector is damaged, loose or shorted
 
ASD relay output circuit is open between the relay and PCM
 
ASD relay power circuit is open (test power from Fused B+)
 
ASD relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1390



Timing Belt Skipped One Tooth Or More

Possible Causes:



Camshaft timing is out of specifications
 
Valve timing is out of specifications
 

Trouble Code: P1391



CKP Or CMP Sensor Signal Intermittent

Possible Causes:



Camshaft Sensor is not installed properly
 
Engine valve timing is not within specifications
 
Perform a CKP and CMP Sensor relearn with the scan tool
 
Tone wheel or pulse ring is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P1398



Misfire Adaptive Numerator At Limit

Possible Causes:



Base engine problem (i.e., low cylinder compression)
 
CKP Sensor crankshaft target variation too large
 
CKP Sensor improperly installed or the CKP Sensor has failed
 
CKP Sensor signal circuit open or shorted (intermittent fault)
 
Tone wheel or pulse ring is damaged
 

Trouble Code: P1480



Positive Crankcase Ventilation Solenoid Circuit Failure

Possible Causes:



PCV solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
PCV solenoid power circuit is open to the fuse in the PDC
 
PCV solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1481



EVAP Leak Detection Monitor Pinched Hose Detected

Possible Causes:



EVAP vapor hose blocked between the fuel tank and the LDP (check rollover valve)
 
EVAP ventilation solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
Purge line is loose, damaged or incorrectly routed
 

Trouble Code: P1486



EVAP Leak Detection Monitor Pinched Hose Detected

Possible Causes:



EVAP vapor hose blocked between the fuel tank and the LDP (i.e., in the OLFV, rollover or vapor hose)
 
EVAP canister is clogged or full of dirt or moisture
 
EVAP ventilation solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
Purge line is loose, damaged or incorrectly routed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1489



High Speed Radiator Fan Relay Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



HFAN radiator relay control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
HFAN radiator relay power circuit is open (test power to IGN)
 
HFAN radiator fan relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1490



Low Speed Radiator Fan Relay Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



LFAN radiator relay control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
LFAN radiator relay power circuit is open (test power to IGN)
 
LFAN radiator fan relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1491



Radiator Fan Control Relay Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Radiator fan control relay circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
Radiator fan control relay circuit is open (test power to IGN)
 
Radiator fan control relay is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1492



Battery Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



BTS signal circuit is open between the Sensor and the PCM
 
BTS ground circuit is open between the Sensor and the PCM
 
BTS (Sensor) is damaged or the PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1493



Battery Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



BTS circuit is shorted to ground between Sensor and the PCM
 
BTS (Sensor) is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1494



EVAP Leak Detection Pump Switch Or Mechanical Fault

Possible Causes:



LDP switch signal circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
LDP switch power circuit is open (test power to Fused Ignition)
 
LDP vacuum hose is clogged, loose or restricted
 
LDP assembly is damaged or has failed (the switch has failed)
 

Trouble Code: P1495



Leak Detection Pump Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



LDP power supply circuit from the ignition switch is open
 
LDP solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
LDP assembly is damaged or it has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1496



5-Volt VREF Supply Voltage Too Low

Possible Causes:



A/C pressure Sensor has failed (a short to ground condition)
 
MAP Sensor has failed (a short to ground condition)
 
TP Sensor has failed (a short to ground condition)
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1498



No CCD Messages Received From The TCM

Possible Causes:



CCD data Bus circuit is open, shorted to ground or to power
 
TCM or the PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1595



Speed Control Solenoid Circuit Failure

Possible Causes:



S/C power supply circuit is open (test power from Brake switch)
 
S/C vacuum solenoid control circuit open or shorted to ground
 
S/C vent solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
 
S/C vacuum or vent solenoid is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1596



Speed Control Switch Continuous High Input

Possible Causes:



S/C On/Off switch is open
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is open
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is shorted to VREF or system power
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1597



Speed Control Switch Continuous Low Input

Possible Causes:



S/C On/Off switch is shorted to ground
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is shorted to ground
 
S/C switch (MUX switch) is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1598



A/C Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



A/C pressure Sensor circuit is open or shorted to VREF (5v)
 
A/C pressure Sensor ground circuit is open
 
A/C pressure Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1599



A/C Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



A/C pressure Sensor circuit is shorted to ground
 
A/C pressure Sensor power circuit is open
 
A/C pressure Sensor is damaged or has failed
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1602



PCM Not Programmed

Possible Causes:



Program the PCM and then retest for this same trouble code
 
PCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P1603



Powertrain Control Module Internal Dual-Port Ram Communication

Possible Causes:



Fused ignition switch output is missing (off-start-run circuit)
 
PCM is damaged or it has an internal failure
 

Trouble Code: P1604



PCM Internal Dual-Port Ram Read/Write Integrity Failure

Possible Causes:



Fused ignition switch output is missing (off-start-run circuit)
 
PCM is damaged or it has an internal failure
 

Trouble Code: P1607



Powertrain Control Module Internal Shutdown Timer Rationality

Possible Causes:



Fused ignition switch output is missing (off-start-run circuit)
 
PCM is damaged or it has an internal failure
 

Trouble Code: P1652



Serial Communication Link Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TCM cannot communicate with the Instrument Cluster (MIC)
 
TCM cannot communicate with the Powertrain Control Module
 
PCM/TCM is damaged or it has an internal failure
 

 
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