OBDII Nissan Code Definitions.

Be sure to double check the codes. Anything P1000 to P1999 or P3000 to P3400 will be Manufacturer specific and may not match the ones listed here. Check specific manufacturer pages on the site, as some of them, we list the OBD2 codes on those pages for those specific vehicles.

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Nissan Codes
Trouble CodeFault LocationProbable Cause
P0011Camshaft position (CMP), intake/left/front, bank 1 timing over advanced/system performanceValve timing, engine mechanical fault, CMP actuator
P0021Intake Valve Timing Control Performance Bank 2
P0101Mass Air Flow Circuit Range/PerformancePCV valve, ECM programming, MAF sensor, Vacuum leaks
P0300Random/multiple cylinder(s) -misfire detectedSpark plug(s), HT lead(s), injector(s), ignition coil(s), low compression, wirin
P0325Knock Sensor Circuit MalfunctionWiring, poor connection, KS
P0335Crankshaft Position Sensor CircuitCKP sensor, wiring
P0340Camshaft position (CMP) sensor A, bank 1 circuit malfunctionWiring, CMP sensor, ECM
P0420Catalytic converter system, bank 1 -efficiency below thresholdCatalytic converter, wiring, HO2S 2
P0430Catalytic converter system, bank 2 -efficiency below thresholdCatalytic converter, exhaust manifold, wiring, o2 sensors
P0455Evaporative emission (EVAP) system -large leak detectedHose connection(s), intake leak, EVAP canister, EVAP canister purge valve
P0505Idle speed control (ISC) system -malfunction
P0507Idle Control System RPM Higher Than Expected
P0725Engine Speed SignalFaulty crankshaft sensor, wiring, Faulty transmission input speed sensor
P0744 Torque Converter Clutch Circuit IntermittentCVT stepper motor, valve body, CVT transmission, worn bores, mechanical wear
P1000 – P1099 (Fuel and air metering and auxiliary emission control)
P1031Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1, heater – voltage lowWiring, H02S
P1032Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1, heater – voltage highWiring, H02S
P1051Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2, heater – voltage lowWiring, H02S
P1052Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2, heater – voltage highWiring, H02S
P1065Engine control module (ECM) – battery voltage supplyWiring, fuse, ECM
P1078Exhaust valve timing control position sensor, bank 1 – circuit malfunctionWiring, exhaust valve timing control position sensor, ECM
P1084Exhaust valve timing control position sensor, bank 2 – circuit malfunctionWiring, exhaust valve timing control position sensor, ECM
P1087VVEL Small Event Angle Malfunction Bank 1
P1088VVEL Small Event Angle Malfunction Bank 2
P1089VVEL Control Shaft Position Sensor Bank 1 Circuit
P1090VVEL Actuator Motor Bank 1
P1091VVEL Actuator Motor Relay Circuit
P1092VVEL Control Shaft Position Sensor Bank 2 Circuit
P1093VVEL Actuator Motor Bank 2
P1100 – P1199 (Fuel and air metering)
P1102Mass air flow (MAF) sensor – range/performance problemWiring, MAF sensor, air leak, ECM
P1103Manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, MAP sensor, ECM
P1104Manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, MAP sensor, ECM
P1105MAP/BARO switching valve – circuit malfunctionWiring, MAP/BARO switching valve, ECM
P1108Manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, MAP sensor, ECM
P1110Camshaft position (CMP) actuator – bank 1 – circuit malfunctionWiring, CMP actuator, ECM
P1111Camshaft position (CMP) actuator – bank 1 – malfunctionWiring, CMP actuator, ECM
P1119Engine coolant temperature (ECT)   sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, engine coolant temperature   (ECT) sensor
P1120Secondary Throttle Position Sensor
P1121Throttle valve position motor – malfunctionThrottle valve position motor
P1122Throttle valve position motor – range/performance problemWiring, throttle valve position motor
P1124Throttle valve position motor relay – short circuitWiring, throttle valve position motor relay
P1126Throttle valve position motor relay – open circuitWiring, throttle valve position motor relay
P1128Throttle valve position motor – short circuitWiring, throttle valve position motor
P1130Intake manifold air control solenoid – malfunctionWiring, intake manifold air control solenoid, ECM
P1131Intake manifold air control solenoid – malfunctionWiring, intake manifold air control solenoid, ECM
P1132Intake manifold air control solenoid – circuit malfunctionWiring, intake manifold air control solenoid, ECM
P1135Camshaft position (CMP) actuator- bank 1 – circuit malfunctionWiring, CMP actuator, ECM
P1136Camshaft position (CMP) actuator – bank 2 – malfunctionWiring, CMP actuator, ECM
P1137Intake manifold air control actuator position sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, intake manifold air control actuator position sensor, ECM
P1138Intake manifold air control solenoid – circuit malfunctionWiring, intake manifold air control solenoid, intake manifold air control actuator position sensor, ECM
P1140Camshaft variable valve timing sensor – bank 1 – range/performance problemWiring, camshaft variable valve timing sensor, ECM
P1143Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 1, bank 1 – lean shift monitoringWiring, H02S, fuel system, injector, air leak, ECM
P1144Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 1, bank 1 – rich shift monitoringWiring, H02S, fuel system, injector, ECM
P1145Camshaft variable valve timing sensor – bank 2 – range/performance problemWiring, camshaft variable valve timing sensor, ECM
P1146Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 2, bank 1 – minimum voltage monitoringWiring, H025, fuel system, injector, ECM
P1147Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 2, bank 1 – maximum voltage monitoringWiring, H02S, fuel system, injector, ECM
P1148Closed loop control – bank 1 – inoperativeWiring, H02S front, ECM
P1150Turbocharger (TC) wastegate regulating valve – LH – circuit malfunctionWiring, TC wastegate regulating valve, ECM
P1155Turbocharger (TC) wastegate regulating valve – RH – circuit malfunctionWiring, TC wastegate regulating valve, ECM
P1160Turbocharger (TC) wastegate pressure sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, TC pressure sensor, hose leak/   blockage, ECM
P1163Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 1, bank 2 – lean shift monitoringWiring, H02S, fuel system, injector, air leak, ECM
P1164Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 1, bank 2 – rich shift monitoringWiring, H025, fuel system, injector, ECM
P1165Intake manifold air control vacuum check switch – malfunctionWiring, intake manifold air control solenoid, intake manifold air control vacuum check switch, ECM
P1166Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 2, bank 2 – minimum voltage monitoringWiring, H02S, fuel system, injector, ECM
P1167Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 2, bank 2 – maximum voltage monitoringWiring, H02S, fuel system, injector, ECM
P1168Closed loop control – bank 2 – inoperativeWiring, H02S front, ECM
P1169Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 3 – voltage lowWiring, fuel pressure, injectors, H02S, ECM
P1170Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 3 – voltage lowWiring, fuel pressure, injectors, H02S, ECM
P1195Engine Does Not Start
P1196Poor Engine Power
P1197Low Input From Fuel Level Sensor
P1200 – P1299 (Fuel and air metering – injector circuit)
P1210Traction Control System Signal Circuit
P1211ABS control module – malfunctionWiring, ABS control module
P1212ABS control module/traction control module – communication failureWiring, CAN data bus, ABS control module
P1217Engine coolant over temperature conditionWiring, coolant fan, coolant hoses, thermostat, radiator, coolant temperature switch
P1220Fuel pump control module – circuit malfunctionWiring, fuel pump speed resistor, fuel pump control module
P1223Throttle position (TP) sensor 2 – voltage lowWiring, TP sensor, ECM
P1224Throttle position (TP) sensor 2 – voltage highWiring, TP sensor, ECM
P1225Closed throttle position, learning – voltage too lowThrottle valve position motor, TP sensor 1 & 2
P1226Closed throttle position, learning – unsuccessfulThrottle valve position motor, TP sensor 1 & 2
P1227Accelerator pedal position (APP)   sensor 2 – voltage lowWiring, APP sensor, ECM
P1228Accelerator pedal position (APP)   sensor 2 – voltage highWiring, APP sensor, ECM
P1229Sensor supply voltage – short circuitWiring, APP sensor, TP sensor, MAF sensor, EVAP sensor, PS sensor, refrigerant sensor, ECM
P1233Electronic throttle control – performanceWiring, throttle control motor
P1234Throttle motor position sensor – learning problem, voltage low, bank 2Wiring, TP sensor 1, TP sensor 2
P1235Throttle motor pos tion sensor – learning problem, bank 2Wiring, TP sensor 1, TP sensor 2
P1236Throttle control motor – short circuitWiring, throttle control motor
P1238Throttle control motor – malfunctionThrottle control motor
P1239Throttle position (TP) – performanceWiring, throttle actuator, TP sensor
P1243Supercharger (SC) bypass valve – circuit malfunctionWiring, SC bypass valve
P1271Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1 – voltage lowWiring, H025
P1272Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1 – voltage highWiring, H025
P1273Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1 – lean mixtureH025, fuel pressure, injectors, intake air leak
P1274Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1 – rich mixtureH025, fuel pressure, injector,s
P1275Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 1 -response timeH02S, fuel pressure, injectors, intake air leak, exhaust leak, MAF sensor
P1276Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1 – activityWiring, H025
P1277Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 1 -slow responseWiring, H02S
P1278Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1 – slow responseWiring, fuel pressure, injectors, MAF sensor, PCV, H025, intake air leaks, exhaust leaks
P1279Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 1 – slow responseWiring, fuel pressure, injectors, MAF sensor, PCV, H025, intake air leaks, exhaust leaks
P1281Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2 – voltage lowWiring, H025
P1282Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2- voltage highWiring, H025
P1283Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2 – lean mixtureH025, fuel pressure, injectors, intake air leak
P1284Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2 – rich mixtureH02S, fuel pressure, injectors
P1286Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2- activityWiring, H02S
P1288Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2 – slow responseWiring, fuel pressure, injectors, MAF sensor, PCV, H02S, intake air leaks, exhaust leaks
P1289Heated oxygen sensor (H02S), bank 2 – slow responseWiring, fuel pressure, injectors, MAF sensor, PCV, H02S, intake air leaks, exhaust leaks
P1290Throttle control motor relay – voltage lowWiring, relay
P1300 – P1399 (Ignition system or misfire)
P1320Ignition signal – circuit malfunctionWiring, ignition coillmodule, ignition system, CKP sensor, ECM
P1335Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor 2 – circuit malfunctionWiring, CKP sensor, ECM
P1336Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor 1 – rotor teeth damageWiring, CKP sensor, ECM
P1400 – P1499 (Emission control)
P1400Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system/ evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – valve malfunctionWiring, EGRIEVAP valve, ECM
P1401Exhaust gas recirculation temperature   (EGRT) sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, EGRT sensor, ECM
P1402Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system – excessive flowWiring, EGR/EVAP valve, EGR valve, EGRT sensor, EGR back pressure transducer, ECM
P1421Cold start emission control – malfunctionIntake/exhaust leak/blockage, mechanical fault, idle speed control (ISC) system, ignition control, engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor, H02S, ECM
P1440Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – leaking/malfunctionWiring, fuel tank/cap, hose leak/ blockage, EVAP valve/canister, EVAP vent valve, BARO sensor, MAP/BARO switching valve, ECM
P1441Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – bypass vacuum valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP bypass/cut valve, hose leak/blockage, ECM
P1442Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – small leakWiring, fuel tank/cap, hose leak/blockage, EVAP valve/canister, EVAP vent valve, BARO sensor, MAP/BARO switching valve, ECM
P1443Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system -vacuum check switch circuit malfunctionWiring, EVAP vacuum check switch, hose leak/blockage, TP/ECT sensor, EVAP valve, ECM
P1444Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – control valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP pressure sensor, hose leak/blockage, EVAP valve/canister, ECM
P1445Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – 1996-97 – volume control valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP valve, ECM
P1446Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – vent control valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP pressure sensor, hose leak/blockage, EVAP vent valve, EVAP canister contaminated, ECM
P1447Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – flow malfunctionWiring, EVAP valve, hose leak/blockage, canister, BARO sensor, MAP/BARO switching valve, ECM
P1448Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – vent control valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP vent valve, EVAP pressure sensor, hose leak/blockage, EVAP canister contaminated, EVAP vacuum cut valve, ECM
P1456Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – very small leakWiring, fuel tank/cap, hose leak/blockage, EVAP valve/canister, EVAP vent valve, BARO sensor, MAP/BARO switching valve, ECM
P1464Fuel tank level sensor- voltage highWiring, fuel tank level sensor
P1480Engine coolant blower motor control – circuit malfunctionWiring, blower motor speed control solenoid valve, ECM
P1490Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – bypass vacuum valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP bypass/cut valve, hose leak/blockage, ECM
P1491Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – bypass vacuum valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP vacuum cut/bypass valve, hose leak/blockage, EVAP pressure sensor/vent valve, EVAP canister contaminated, ECM
P1492Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – 1998 – control valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP control valve, EVAP valve/ pressure sensor, hose leak/blockage, ECM
P1493Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge system – control valve malfunctionWiring, EVAP valve, hose leak/blockage, EVAP pressure sensor/vent valve, EVAP canister contaminated, ECM
P1500 – P1599 (Vehicle or idle speed control)
P1550Electrical load sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, electrical load sensor, ECM
P1551Electrical load sensor, circuit low – circuit malfunctionWiring, electrical load sensor, ECM
P1552Electrical load sensor, circuit high – circuit malfunctionWiring, electrical load sensor, ECM
P1553Electrical load sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, electrical load sensor, ECM
P1554Electrical load sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, electrical load sensor, ECM
P1564Cruise control master switch – malfunctionWiring, cruise control master switch, ECM
P1572Cruise control brake switch – circuit malfunctionWiring, cruise control brake switch, stop lamp switch, clutch pedal switch, ECM
P1574Cruise control vehicle speed sensor – signal variation between two vehicle speed sensorsWiring, CAN data bus, vehicle speed sensor, instrument panel, ECM
P1600 – P1699 (ECM – computer output circuit)
P1605TCM diagnosis communication line – malfunctionWiring, TCM
P1610Ignition key/engine control module (ECM) – malfunctionIncorrect ignition key, ECM
P1611Immobilizer control module/engine control module (ECM) – codingImmobilizer control module/ECM   incorrectly coded
P1612Immobilizer control module/engine control module (ECM) communication – malfunctionWiring, immobilizer control module, ECM
P1613Engine control module (ECM), immobilizer function – internal failureECM
P1614Immobilizer control module/module coding plug communication – no signalWiring, immobilizer control module, module coding plug
P1615Ignition key/immobilizer control module communication – malfunctionIncorrect ignition key, immobilizer control module
P1700 – P1799 (Transmission)
P1700CVT shift control – malfunctionTCM trouble code(s) stored
P1701Transmission Control Module Power Supply
P1702Transmission Control Module RAM
P1703Transmission Control Module ROM
P1704Transmission Control Module
P1705AT – throttle position (TP) sensor- voltage high or lowWiring, TP sensor, TCM, ECM
P1706Park/neutral position (PNP) switch – circuit malfunctionWiring, PNP switch, ECM
P1710Automatic Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit.
P1715Transmission input shaft speed (ISS)   sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, ECM
P1716Automatic transmission turbine revolution sensor – circuit malfunctionWiring, turbine sensor 1, turbine sensor 2, ECM
P1720Vehicle speed sensor (VSS) – signal variationWiring, mechanical fault, ABSfTCS   control module, TCM
P1721Vehicle Speed Sensor MTR
P1722Estimated Vehicle Speed Signal
P1726Electric Throttle Control System
P1730Automatic transmission fail safe function – circuit malfunctionWiring, transmission clutches, transmission solenoid valves, transmission pressure switches
P1731A/T 1st Engine Brake
P1740CVT lock-up select solenoid valve – malfunctionWiring, lock-up select solenoid valve
P1752Automatic transmission input clutch – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, input clutch solenoid valve
P1754Automatic transmission input clutch – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, input clutch solenoid valve, ·   transmission pressure switch 3
P1757Automatic transmission front brake – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, front brake solenoid valve
P1759Automatic transmission front brake – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, front brake solenoid valve, transmission pressure switch 1
P1760AT – overrun clutch solenoid – voltage lowWiring, overrun clutch solenoid, TCM
P1762Automatic transmission direct clutch – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, direct clutch solenoid valve
P1764Automatic transmission direct clutch – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, direct clutch solenoid valve, transmission pressure switch 5
P1767Automatic transmission high/low reverse – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, high/low reverse solenoid valve
P1769Automatic transmission high/low reverse – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, high/low reverse solenoid valve, transmission pressure switch 6
P1772Automatic transmission low coast brake – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, low coast brake solenoid valve
P1774Automatic transmission low coast brake – solenoid valve malfunctionWiring, low coast brake solenoid valve, transmission pressure switch 2
P1775Torque converter clutch solenoid – 1998 – voltage lowWiring, clutch solenoid, TCM, ECM
P1776Torque converter clutch solenoid – converter slip during lock conditionWiring, clutch solenoid, torque converter, TCM, ECM
P1777CVT step motor – circuit malfunctionWiring, step motor
P1778CVT step motor – mechanical malfunctionStep motor
P1780Automatic transmission shift change – signal malfunctionWiring, TCM, ECM
P1800 – P1899 (Transmission)
P1800Intake manifold air control solenoid – malfunctionVIAS solenoid, Vacuum leaks, blocked hoses, Seized power valve actuator
P1801Variable Intake Air System Control Solenoid Valve 2
P1805Brake pedal position (BPP) switch – circuit malfunctionWiring, BPP switch, ECM
P1807Vehicle Speed Sensor A/T
P1808Vehicle Speed Sensor ABS
P18104 LO Switch
P18134WD Shift Switch
P1814Wait Detection Switch
P1815Manual Mode Switch
P1816Park/Neutral Position Switch
P1817Actuator Motor
P1818Actuator Position Switch
P1819Transfer Control Device
P1820Engine Speed Signal
P1841Automatic Transmission Fluid Pressure Switch 1
P1843Automatic Transmission Fluid Pressure Switch 3
P1845Automatic Transmission Fluid Pressure Switch 5
P1846Automatic Transmission Fluid Pressure Switch 6
P1900 – P1999 (Transmission)
P1900Engine coolant blower motor – circuit malfunctionWiring, coolant blower motor, cooling system, ECM
U1000 – U2000 (Manufacturer defined, common defination listed)
U1000CAN communication line – signal malfunctionWiring
U1001CAN communication line – signal malfunctionWiring
U1010CAN communication line – initialization malfunctionECM