Dodge Avenger – Caliber – Intrepid – Neon – Sratus Sedan (2003 – 2008) Trouble Code Info

Model Year Engine identification System
Avenger 2.4/2.7/3.5L 2008 ED3/EER/EGJ NGC 1/3
Caliber 1.8/2.0/2.4L 2007-08 VIN  position 8 =  C/B/F/K NGC 1/3
Intrepid 2.7/3.5L 2003-04 EER/EGG/EGC/EGK/EGJ NGC 1/3
Neon 2.0L 2003-06 ECB/ECH NGC 1/3
Neon 2.4L Turbo 2003-05 EDV NGC 1/3
Stratus Sedan 2.4L 2003-06 EDZ NGC 1/3
Stratus Sedan 2.7L 2004-06 EEE/EER NGC 1/3

General information

  • Refer to the front of this manual for general test conditions, terminology, detailed descriptions of wiring faults and a general trouble shooter for electrical and mechanical faults.
  • Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) will illuminate or flash if certain faults are recorded .
  • ECM operates in backup mode if sensors fail, to enable vehicle to be driven to repair shop.
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Accessing

• Trouble codes can only be displayed by using a Scan Tool connected to the data link connector (DLC) 1

Erasing

• Trouble codes can only be erased by using a Scan Tool connected to the data link connector (DLC).

Trouble code  identification

Scan code Fault location Probable cause
PO,P2,UO Refer to 080·11 trouble code tables
P1004 Intake manifold air control valve (short runner) -performance Automatic shut·down (ASO) relay circuit open/short, control circuit short circuit to ground, control circuit open, intake manifold air control valve, ECM
P1105 Turbocharger (TC) boost pressure actuator circuit malfunction Wiring, TC boost pressure actuator
P1106 Turbocharger (TC) boost pressure actuatorrange/performance problem Hose connection(s), wiring, TC wastegate regulating valve, TC boost pressure actuator, TC control solenoid, TC boost pressure sensor, TC wastegate, turbocharger
P1115 Engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor/ intakeair temperature (IAT) sensor/outside air temperature sensor -signal variation Wiring, ECT sensor, IAT sensor, outside air temperature sensor, ECM
P1128 Closed loop fuel control not achieved -bank 1 Wiring, H02S, fuel system, MAP sensor, ECM
P1129 Closed loop fuel control not achieved -bank 2 Wiring, H02S, fuel system, MAP sensor, ECM
P1185 Turbocharger (TC) boost pressure sensor/MAPsensor/BARO sensor correlation Wiring, connections, TC boost pressure sensor, MAP sensor, ECM
P1188 Turbocharger (TC) boost pressure sensorrange/performance problem Hose connection(s), wiring, TC wastegate regulating valve, TC boost pressure actuator, TC control solenoid, TC boost pressure sensor, TC wastegate, turbocharger
P1189 Turbocharger (TC) boost pressure sensor voltagelow Wiring, TC boost pressure sensor, ECM
P1190 Turbocharger (TC) boost pressure sensor voltagehigh Wiring, TC boost pressure sensor, ECM
P1239 Engine oil temperature (EOT) -temperature too low Engine oil, wiring, EOT sensor, ECM
P1277 Starter motor control circuit -voltage low Wiring, starter motor, starter motor relay, multifunction control module, ECM
P1278 Starter motor control circuit -voltage high Wiring, starter motor, starter motor relay, multifunction control module, ECM
P1279 Starter motor control circuit -open circuit Wiring, starter motor, starter motor relay, multifunction control module, ECM
P127A Starter motor control circuit -circuit malfunction Wiring, starter motor, starter motor relay,multifunction control module, ECM
P127C Fuel pump control circuit -voltage low Wiring, fuel pump, multifunction control module, ECM
P127D Fuel pump control circuit -voltage high Wiring, fuel pump, multifunction control module, ECM
P127E Fuel pump control circuit -open circuit Wiring, fuel pump, multifunction control module,ECM
P127F Fuel pump control circuit -circuit malfunction Wiring, fuel pump, multifunction control module,ECM
P1404 Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve position sensor malfunction Wiring, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve, ECM
P1501 Vehicle over-speed condition -rear axle speed greater than front axle Wiring, VSS, mechanical fault, ECM
P1502 Vehicle over-speed condition -front axle speed greater than rear axle Wiring, VSS, mechanical fault, ECM
P1513 Starter request circuit -switch stuck Starter enable circuit short to positive, ECM
P1572 Brake pedal position (BPP) switch -circuit malfunction BPP switch adjustment, wiring, BPP switch
P1573 Brake pedal position (BPP) switch -circuit malfunction BPP switch adjustment, wiring, BPP switch
P1593 Cruise control system, multi-function input Acircuit stuck Wiring, poor connection, multi-function switch, mechanical fault, ECM
P1602 Engine control module (ECM) not programmed New ECM not programmed, incorrectly programmed, ECM
P1603 Engine control module (ECM) -RAM link error ECM
P1604 Engine control module (ECM) -RAM read/write error ECM
P1607 Engine control module (ECM) -shut down timer error ECM
P1618 Engine control module (ECM) -primary 5 volt output erratic Wiring, poor connection, oil pressure sensor, APP sensor, CKP sensor, throttle control unit, TPS sensor, ECM
P1628 Engine control module (ECM) -auxiliary 5 volt output erratic Wiring, poor connection, APP sensor, CMP sensor, EGR solenoid, EGR valve position sensor, MAP sensor, ECM
P1652 CAN data bus -short circuit to ground Wiring, connected system, ECM
P1681 CAN data bus, instrumentation -no signal Wiring, instrumentation control module
P1684 Engine control module (ECM) -supply voltage Wiring, battery
P1686 CAN data bus, immobilizer control module no signal Wiring, immobilizer control module
P1687 CAN data bus, instrumentation no signal Wiring, instrumentation control module (mechanical)
P1694 CAN data bus, ECM -no signal Wiring, ECM
P1696 Engine control module (ECM) -EEPROM error ECM
P1697 Engine control module (ECM) -EEPROM error ECM
P1698 CAN data bus, transmission -no signal Wiring, ECM
P1775 Solenoid switch valve locked in TCC (torque converter clutch) position Wiring open circuit/short circuit, transmission system relay, transmission fluid level low, UR pressure switch, solenoid switch valve
P1776 Solenoid switch valve locked in LlR (low/reverse) position Wiring open circuit/short circuit, transmission system relay, transmission fluid level low, UR pressure switch, solenoid switch valve
P1790 Fault immediately after shift Speed ratio error, transmission mechanical fault
P1793 Torque reduction communication error Wiring open circuit/short circuit, ECMITCM
P1794 Transmission speed sensor -ground circuit Wiring open circuit, TCM, input shaft speed (ISS) sensor, output shaft speed (055) sensor
P1797 Manual shift overheat Wiring, transmission fluid level low, transmission cooling fan -if fitted, transmission fluid temperature (TFT) sensor
P1854 Manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor/turbocharger (Te) boost pressure sensor range/performance problem Intake/exhaust leak, wiring, MAP sensor, TC boost pressure sensor, TC boost pressure actuator
P1861 Fuel level -variation between tank levels Wiring, fuel tank, fuel tank siphon hose, fuel gauge tank sensor(s), fuel pump
P1897 Engine control module (EeM) communication malfunction ECM
U110A Steering column function control module, serial communication -circuit malfunction Wiring, CAN data bus, ECM
U110C Fuel level, serial communication -circuit malfunction Wiring, instrument panel, CAN data bus, ECM
U110E Outside air temperature, serial communication -circuit malfunction CAN data bus, multifunction control module front, ECM
U110F Fuel volume, serial communication -circuit malfunction Wiring, instrument panel, CAN data bus,multifunction control module front, ECM
U1110 Vehicle speed, serial communication -circu it malfunction CAN data bus, ABS control module, ECM
U1113 A/C pressure, serial communication -circuit malfunction CAN data bus, body control module (BCM) power supply, ECM
U1120 Wheel distance traveled, serial communication -circuit malfunction CAN data bus, ABS control module, ECM
U1403 Fuel level, serial communication -implausible signal Wiring, instrument panel, CAN data bus,multifunction control module front, ECM
U1411 Fuel volume, serial communication -implausible signal Wiring, instrument panel, CAN data bus, multifunction control module front, ECM
U1412 Vehicle speed, serial communication -implausible signal CAN data bus, ABS control module, ECM
U1413 Odometer mileage, serial communication -implausible signal Wiring, instrument panel, CAN data bus, multifunction control module front, ECM
U1417 LH front wheel , distance traveled -implausible signal ABS trouble code(s) stored, CAN data bus, ABS control module, ECM
U1418 RH front wheel, distance traveled -implausible Signal ABS trouble code(s) stored, CAN data bus, ABS control module, ECM