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I have codes p0141c,p161c,p0140c,p0160c, voltge at my sensor is volts,should that be 5 volts? is my ecm going out?

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I have the same problem. The dealer has installed a new throtttle body, then a new ECM. I STILL have the same problem. The dealer has no ideas and now wants to charge me to see if my valve seals are leaking. Sure, after $2,400 I'm going to let you pull the top of the engine off to check my valve seals.
One mechanic (non-Cadillac) feels the battery ground wire is corroded and should be replaced so that's my next step.

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SOURCE: 2003 cts wont start. i jumped the starter and won't turn over. Battery says 11.9 volts could it be the battery or starter?

Battery voltage is definitely and issue. Charge your battery and have it tested before condemning the starter.

Posted on Jul 08, 2012

SOURCE: 2003 cadillac cts after the ecm was replaced the car will not start all the time

If the ECM was replaced properly it have no efffect on the engine starting. If the starter is turning the engine over then it's doing all it was designed for. I think I would get it out of that shop. I smell a rat over the internhet.
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Posted on Oct 27, 2012

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Hi, I am getting Faulty codes P0036, P0056, P0141, P0161 in reference Bank 1 and Bank 2 for sensors 2 on 2003 CTS.I was told the sensors where changed but codes still appear?


If the sensors were replaced an DTC'S come back has to be a wiring problem or PCM ,
The ECM detects that the HO2S heater low control circuit voltage is between 2.6-4.6 volts when the heater is commanded OFF, indicating an open HO2S heater circuit.
Is the fuse open?
All four codes refer to the heating element circuit ! there is a relay in the under hood fuse box that supplies B+ voltage to the O2 sensor heating elements . I would change that or test the relay , videos on you tube on testing relays .
MAIN Relay
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LO SPEED Relay, HI SPEED Relay, S/P FAN Relay, PRE O2 Fuse, IGN-1 Fuse, ECM Fuse, POST O2 Fuse, and INJ Fuse
Also check
POST O2 Fuse
10 A
HO2S Bank 1 Sensor 2 and HO2S Bank 2 Sensor 2
PRE O2 Fuse
10 A
Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) Bank 1 Sensor 1 and HO2S Bank 2 Sensor 1

Jul 23, 2016 | 2003 Cadillac CTS

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Cadillac cts 2003 3.2l engine the timing belt jumped time i replaced the set it back on the timing marks an it didn't start i a code po 341 so replaced the camshaft position sensor didn't start


The same thing happened to my 03 CTS. The camshaft position sensor code is often thrown for a variety of reasons. In my case somehow the ECM went when the timing belt jumped (after the serpentine belt broke). It was a bear to diagnose but after installing a rebuilt ECM it runs great. (Don't make the mistake I made: the cylinder head gaskets will fit nicely on either side but if not placed on the correct sides you'll block the single oil port which provides engine oil to the head)

Apr 04, 2015 | 2003 Cadillac CTS

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Will a 2003 ecm work to replace in a 2004 Cadillac CTS?


No... All ecm (s) are make model, year, and vin specific. They must be flashed with the correct information which includes engine, accessories , sensor, etc for the specific car... The car will not start.

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Chevy cobalt 2010 scan code po641 reduce engine power


Possible causes
- Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)
- ECM harness is open or shorted
- ECM circuit poor electrical connection
- Shorted sensor on 5 volt circuit
help.jpg What does this mean? When is the code detected?
The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected the sensor 5 volt reference circuit voltage is higher or lower than expected
Possible symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0641 Chevrolet Description
The control module has 2 internal 5-volt reference buses called "5-volt reference 1" and"5-volt reference 2". Each reference bus provided 5-volt reference circuit for more than one sensor. Therefore, a fault condition on one 5-volt reference circuit will affect the other 5-volt reference circuits connected to the reference bus. The control module monitors the voltage on the 5-volt reference buses.

Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0641_chevrolet.html#ixzz31AP60YfR

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Code p0234


P0234 Description
The boost pressure sensor responds to pressure changes in the intake manifold. This pressure is created by the turbocharger and changes with accelerator pedal position (APP) and engine speed. The engine control module (ECM) uses this information to assist in diagnosis of the barometric pressure (BARO) sensor and to provide engine overboost protection. The boost pressure sensor has a 5-volt reference circuit, a low reference circuit, and a signal circuit. The engine control module (ECM) supplies 5 volts to the boost pressure sensor on the 5-volt reference 2 circuit, and provides a ground on a low reference circuit. The boost pressure sensor provides a signal to the ECM on a signal circuit relative to the pressure changes. The ECM monitors the boost pressure sensor signal for voltage outside of the normal range. The ECM calculates a predicted value for the boost pressure sensor. The ECM then compares the predicted value to the actual signal.


Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0234.html#ixzz2e2DssWbP

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0054 code in a 2003 ford focus


Did you reset the computer after changing the sensor. If you have no way to reset it properly try disconnecting the batter for 5-10 minutes and see if that clears the computer.

Jun 16, 2012 | 2003 Ford Focus

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Code po 652


P0652 DODGE - 5 Volt Sensor Reference 2 Circuit Low
These 5-volt reference circuits are independent of each other outside the PCM, but are bussed together inside the Engine Control Module (ECM). Therefore a circuit condition on one sensor 5-volt reference circuit may affect the other sensor 5-volt reference circuits. The ECM monitors the voltage on the 5-volt reference circuit.

Possible causes
- Shorted sensor
- Shorted sensor circuit
- Failed ECM

When is the code detected? The ECM has detected an out of voltage range on the 5 volt reference circuit 2.

Hope helps.

Dec 02, 2011 | 2007 Dodge Sprinter

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Po123 04 kai


Hello www_ropesmor,

This code P0123 is Throttle position sensor circuit high input.

There four basic reasons for this code.

1. An open or short to ground between the TPS (throttle position sensor) and the ECM (Engine control module).
2. A short to battery voltage between TPS and the ECM.
3. A short between the TPS wires.
4. A faulty TPS.

See below for connector diagrams.

First, with scan tool monitor TPS with throttle closed voltage should be
I f you don't have a scan tool, back probe terminal 1with a volt meter to ground and you will see the voltage as outlined above otherwise follow the steps below.


1.Check to see if there is about 5 volts at the TPS; with engine off key on disconnect the TPS back probe the harness side terminal 3 to ground with a volt meter if there is about 5 volts go to step 2 if about 5 volts if not repair the 5 volt circuit.

2. Probe the harness side terminal 2 to chassis ground with a volt meter, if voltage above .02 repair circuit 2 short to voltage. If voltage is .02 volts or below go to step 3.

3. Probe the harness side terminal 1 to ground with volt meter if below .5 volts go to step 4 if not repair short to battery between TSP harness and ECM connector

4 Turn the ignition off and disconnect the ECM connector . With an ohm meter measure the resistance between the ECM (terminal C18) and TPS ground circuit it should be below 1 ohm. Measure the resistance between the ECM (terminal C8) and TPS signal circuit it should be below 1 ohm. If not repair the open circuit.

After faulty circuit is found and repaired clear code and verify repair.

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I hope this helps.

Regards,

netvan

Aug 15, 2011 | 2004 Kia Optima

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I have a 2003 impala and its reading 5 volt reference voltage circuit condition. what do i need to fix this problem? The problem is causing my car to idle up to high. First the codes read that i needed...


all your sensors run off the 5 volt ref. so you will have to trace your wiring harness from the pcm\ecm all the way out under the hood to locate the broken or pinched wire.

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2003 Jeep Liberty Stalls


thats correct, may have bad ecm (computer) or bad wire to crank sensor from ecm, also ive run into this problem and it was the new sensor i put in was no good and aftermarket,also cam sensor can do this, and also make sure the 5 volt feed wire is good,good luck hope this helps.

Oct 13, 2009 | 2002 Jeep Liberty

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