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How to check to see if the fuel level sensor is getting correct voltage

My husband and i just replaced the oil pressure sensor since the code p0522 came up. Also there was code p0462 that was with it. Now since we fixed the oil sensor, it reads "done" but the fuel pump wont engage. It was running a few days ago, and it has a full tank of gas. What would be causing it not to run anymore?

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DTC code 0462: Fuel level sensor A circuit low input
Probable causes:
1. Faulty sensor or solenoid
2. Connector terminal damaged or corroded
3. Wire harness problem. Check for correct voltage, open, short to ground or short to voltage
4. Control unit software needs updating
5. Faulty PCM or ECM
6. Low battery voltage

Any or all of these could be causing your PT Cruiser to not run anymore.

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

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If the check engine light is not on, stay away from sensors for now. First when is the last time you have had a tune up? PLugs , wires, air and fuel filter. Stalling at a stop can be from the air filter, fuel filter (clogging up), It can also be from the catalytic conveter, these also clog up. It can be from vacuum leaks, this usually has a rough idle also. It wouldn't hurt to check for codes, intermittant codes don't always pop the light on. On some vehicles the o2 sensors can cause a rough idle and stall at stops, ut they usually set a code/ light.

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There's a computer controlled circuit that will kill fuel pressure on some cars right at the last inlet valve at the fuel rail.A bad key or ignition can cause this. don-ohio

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SOURCE: 94 Chrysler Lebaron Convertible will not idle but will start and run at high idle.

Try your Idle Air Control Motor. It is located on the throttle body under the throttle position sensor

I have a 93 3.0 that is doing something similar but has not gotten to the state yours is in. If you find anything out let me know. Mine is going to the shop.

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SOURCE: 2005 PT Cruiser showing P0456 and P0522. Cranks but wont start.

The sensor that is most likely causeing the problem is the low oil pressure sensor. It is telling the cpu that you have a problem that unless you correct it, the motor will suffer serious damage from insufficient lubrication.Have the oil pressure checked with a manual gauge then replace the sensor unit if faulty.

Posted on Feb 23, 2013

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