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Dodge Nitro: Engine Problems / Code Errors

When retrieving Dodge check engine light codes with an OBD II scan tool, proceed as follows:
1. Connect scan tool to the 16-pin data link connector (DLC) located near the steering column. The connector may have a removable cover.
2. Turn the ignition on.
3. Follow scan tool manufacturer's operating instructions to access the Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC's).


Remember, these are manufacturer specific codes only. Refer to our Generic OBD II code list for definitions on all other Dodge diagnostic trouble codes.

Manufacturer Specific Codes

P0138 HO2S12 High Voltage - Related Information

P0442 Medium EVAP Leak - Related Information

P0455 Large EVAP Leak - Related Information

P0601 Internal PCM Controller Failure- Related Information

P1105 Open Or Shorted Condition Detected In The Baro Read Solenoid Control Circuit - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1192 Inlet Air Temp. Circuit Low

P1193 Inlet Air Temp. Circuit High

P1194 Incorrect Or Irrational Performance Has Been Detected For The PWM

P1195 O2 Sensor 1/1 (Bank 1, Sensor 1) Slow During Catalyst Monitor - Read Our Article on Oxygen Sensor Codes For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1196 O2 Sensor 2/1 (Bank 2, Sensor 1) Slow During Catalyst Monitor - Read Our Article on Oxygen Sensor Codes For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1197 O2 Sensor 1/2 (Bank 1, Sensor 2) Slow During Catalyst Monitor - Read Our Article on Oxygen Sensor Codes For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1198 Radiator Temperature Sensor Voltage Too High

P1199 Radiator Temperature Sensor Voltage Too Low

P1243 Open Or Shorted Condition Detected In The Turbocharger Surge Valve Solenoid Control - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1280 Open Or Shorted Condition Detected In The Fuel System Relay Control Circuit - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1281 Engine Operating Temp Below Acceptable Range

P1282 Fuel Pump Relay Control Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code - Other Related Information

P1283 Idle Select Signal Invalid

P1284 Fuel Injection Pump Battery Voltage Out Of Range

P1285 Fuel Injection Pump Controller Always On

P1286 Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor Supply Voltage Too High

P1287 Fuel Injection Pump Controller Supply Voltage Low

P1288 Intake Manifold Short Runner Solenoid Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1289 Manifold Tune Valve Solenoid Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1290 CNG Fuel Pressure Too High

P1291 No Temp Rise Seen From Fuel Heaters

P1292 CNG Pressure Sensor Voltage Too High

P1293 CNG Pressure Sensor Voltage Too Low

P1294 Target Idle Not Reached

P1295 Loss Of 5 Volts To TP Sensor

P1296 Loss Of 5 Volts To MAP Sensor

P1297 No Change In MAP From Start To Run

P1298 Lean Operation At Wide Open Throttle

P1299 Vacuum Leak Found (IAC Fully Seated)

P1388 Auto Shutdown (ASD) Relay Control Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1389 No Auto Shutdown (ASD) Relay Output Voltage At PCM

P1390 Timing Belt Skipped One Tooth Or More

P1391 Intermittent Loss of CMP Or CKP

P1398 PCM Is Unable To Learn The Crankshaft Position Sensor's Signal

P1399 Wait To Start Lamp Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1403 Loss Of 5 Volts To EGR Sensor - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1475 Auxiliary 5 Volt Output Too High

P1476 Too Little Secondary Air

P1477 Too Much Secondary Air

P1478 Battery Temp Sensor Voltage Out Of Limit

P1479 Transmission Fan Relay Circuit Open Or Shorted

P1480 PCV Solenoid Valve Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1480 Open Or Shorted Condition Detected In The Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1481 EATX RPM pulse generator signal for misfire detection

P1482 Catalyst Temperature Sensor Circuit Shorted Low

P1483 Catalyst Temperature Sensor Circuit Shorted High

P1484 Catalytic Converter Overheat Detected

P1485 Air Injection Solenoid Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1486 Evap Leak Monitor Pinched Hose

P1487 Hi Speed Rad Fan CTRL Relay Circuit Open Or Shorted

P1488 Auxiliary 5 Volt Supply Output Too Low

P1489 High Speed Fan CTRL Relay Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1490 Low Speed Fan CTRL Relay Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1491 Radiator Fan Control Relay Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1492 Battery Temperature Sensor Voltage Too High

P1493 Battery Temperature Sensor Voltage Too Low

P1494 Leak Detection Pump Switch or Mechanical Fault

P1495 Leak Detection Pump Solenoid Circuit Open Or Shorted

P1496 5 Volt Supply Output Too Low

P1498 High speed Rad Fan Ground CTRL Rly Circuit

P1499 Open Or Shorted Condition Detected In The Hydraulic Cooling Fan Solenoid Control

P1594 Charging System Voltage Too High

P1595 Speed Control Solenoid Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1596 Speed Control Switch Always High

P1597 Speed Control Switch Always Low

P1598 A/C Pressure Sensor Voltage Too High

P1599 A/C Pressure Sensor Voltage Too Low

P1602 PCM Not Programmed

P1680 Clutch Released Switch Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1681 No Instrument Panel Cluster CCD/J1850 Messages Received

P1682 Charging System Voltage Too Low

P1683 Speed Control Power Relay Or Speed Control 12 Volt Driver Circuit Open Or Shorted

P1684 Battery Disconnected Within Last 50 Starts

P1685 Skim Invalid Key

P1686 No SKIM Bus Message Received

P1687 No Cluster Bus Message

P1688 Internal Fuel Injection Pump Controller Failure

P1689 No Communication Between ECM & Injection Pump Module

P1690 Fuel Injection Pump CKP Sensor Does Not Agree With ECM CKP Sensor

P1691 Fuel Injection Pump Controller Calibration Failure

P1693 DTC Detected In ECM Or PCM

P1694 No CCD Messages Received From ECM

P1695 No CCD/J185O Message From BCM

P1696 PCM Failure EEPROM Write Denied

P1697 PCM Failure SRI Mile Not Stored

P1698 No CCD Messages Received From PCM

P1699 No CCD/J1850 Messages Received From The Climate Control Module (CCM)

P1719 Skip Shift Solenoid Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1740 TCC Or OD Solenoid Performance

P1756 Governor Pressure Not Equal To Target At 15-20 PSI

P1757 Governor Pressure Above 3 PSI When Request Is 0 PSI

P1762 Governor Pressure Sensor Offset Improper Voltage

P1763 Governor Pressure Sensor Voltage Too High

P1764 Governor Pressure Sensor Voltage Too Low

P1765 Trans 12 Volt Supply Relay Control Circuit Open Or Shorted - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1830 Open Or Shorted Condition Detected In The Clutch Pedal Switch Over-Ride Relay Control - Read Our Article on Automotive Circuit Testing For Help With This Dodge Check Engine Light Code

P1899 Park/Neutral Position Switch Stuck In Park or In Gear

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Engine Problems / Code Errors

Anyone has a list of all trouble codes for the Nitro?
Or a link where I can find them?

Currently I have a engine trouble code P0103

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Anyone has a list of all trouble codes for the Nitro?
Or a link where I can find them?

Currently I have a engine trouble code P0103
I do not have a list, nor do I know where to get one. I googled the code for you.

P0103 OBD-II Trouble Code

Technical Description

Mass Air Flow (MAF) Circuit High Input

What does that mean?

Basically this means that there is a problem with the Mass Air Flow High (MAF) sensor or circuit. A more technical description would be that the MAF circuit had higher than expected voltage (air flow). Other MAF sensor circuit DTC trouble codes are P0100, P0101, P0102, and P0104.

Symptoms

You will likely not notice any serious drivability problems, although there may be symptoms such as a general decrease in power or sluggishness.

Causes

A code P0103 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:

The MAF may be disconnected, or a wiring connection may be bad
The MAF sensor may be damaged
The vehicle computer may be faulty (very rare)
Possible Solutions

The simplest thing to do is to reset the code and see if it comes back. Then start with the cheapest, easiest repair procedures:

Verify that the Mass Air Flow Sensor wiring is connected properly and that there are no broken / frayed wires.
Inspect for any air leaks near the MAF sensor.
Take the MAF out and clean it using a spray cleaner such as brake cleaner or electrical contact cleaner. Be gentle with the sensor.
Check the voltage of the MAF sensor (refer to a repair manual for vehicle specific information)
Replace the MAF sensor.






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I found these. I do not know how accurate they are, nor do I know if all engines would throw the same codes. Good luck.

P0016-crankshaft/camshaft Timing Misalignment
P0031-o2 Sensor 1/1 Heater Circuit Low
P0032-o2 Sensor 1/1 Heater Circuit High
P0037-o2 Sensor 1/2 Heater Circuit Low
P0038-o2 Sensor 1/2 Heater Circuit High
P0051-o2 Sensor 2/1 Heater Circuit Low
P0052-o2 Sensor 2/1 Heater Circuit High
P0057-o2 Sensor 2/2 Heater Circuit Low
P0058-o2 Sensor 2/2 Heater Circuit High
P0071-ambient Air Temperature Sensor Performance
P0072-ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low
P0073-ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High
P0107-manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor Circuit Low
P0108-manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor Circuit High
P0111-intake Air Temperature Sensor Rationality
P0112-intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low
P0113-intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High
P0116-engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Performance
P0117-engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Low
P0118-engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit High
P0121-throttle Position Sensor 1 Performance
P0122-throttle Position Sensor 1 Circuit Low
P0123-throttle Position Sensor 1 Circuit High
P0125-insufficient Coolant Temperature For Closed-loop Fuel Control
P0128-thermostat Rationality
P0129-barometric Pressure Out-of-range Low
P0131-o2 Sensor 1/1 Circuit Low
P0132-o2 Sensor 1/1 Circuit High
P0133-o2 Sensor 1/1 Slow Response
P0135-o2 Sensor 1/1 Heater Performance
P0137-o2 Sensor 1/2 Circuit Low
P0138-o2 Sensor 1/2 Circuit High
P0139-o2 Sensor 1/2 Slow Response
P013a-o2 Sensor 1/2 Slow Response - Rich To Lean
P013c-o2 Sensor 2/2 Slow Response - Rich To Lean
P0141-o2 Sensor 1/2 Heater Performance
P0151-o2 Sensor 2/1 Circuit Low
P0152-o2 Sensor 2/1 Circuit High
P0153-o2 Sensor 2/1 Slow Response
P0155-o2 Sensor 2/1 Heater Performance
P0157-o2 Sensor 2/2 Circuit Low
P0158-o2 Sensor 2/2 Circuit High
P0159-o2 Sensor 2/2 Slow Response
P0161-o2 Sensor 2/2 Heater Performance
P0171-fuel System 1/1 Lean
P0172-fuel System 1/1 Rich
P0174-fuel System 2/1 Lean
P0175-fuel System 2/1 Rich
P0201-fuel Injector 1 Circuit
P0202-fuel Injector 2 Circuit
P0203-fuel Injector 3 Circuit
P0204-fuel Injector 4 Circuit
P0205-fuel Injector 5 Circuit
P0206-fuel Injector 6 Circuit
P0221-throttle Position Sensor 2 Performance
P0222-throttle Position Sensor 2 Circuit Low
P0223-throttle Position Sensor 2 Circuit High
P0300-multiple Cylinder Misfire
P0301-cylinder 1 Misfire
P0302-cylinder 2 Misfire
P0303-cylinder 3 Misfire
P0304-cylinder 4 Misfire
P0305-cylinder 5 Misfire
P0306-cylinder 6 Misfire
P0315-no Crank Sensor Learned
P0325-knock Sensor 1 Circuit
P0330-knock Sensor 2 Circuit
P0335-crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit
P0339-crankshaft Position Sensor Intermittent
P0340-camshaft Position Sensor Circuit
P0344-camshaft Position Sensor Intermittent
P0401-egr System Performance
P0403-egr Solenoid Circuit
P0404-egr Position Sensor Rationality Open
P0405-egr Position Sensor Circuit Low
P0406-egr Position Sensor Circuit High
P0420-catalyst Efficiency (bank 1)
P0430-catalyst Efficiency (bank 2)






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I do not have a list, nor do I know where to get one. I googled the code for you.

P0103 OBD-II Trouble Code

Technical Description

Mass Air Flow (MAF) Circuit High Input
I found exact the same one @ the OBD page
For the dodge Nitro its opposit as stated in your find.
I found out that it is a low input signal and could be caused by a intake leak.
And that could be caused by inproper installation of my propane installation by my installer.

About the codes, OBD codes are pretty standard but manufacturers / engines always have their specifics.
I use some different OBD1-OBD2-CAN-MEFI ECM scanners but never ever worked on Dodge engines

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I tried to find with the search function but couldn't find it.

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here's another set of codes: - Dodge - Chrysler - Jeep - Plymouth OBD-II Trouble Codes

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Anyone has a list of all trouble codes for the Nitro?
Or a link where I can find them?

Currently I have a engine trouble code P0103
With you being in the Netherlands, do you have the diesel engine Possibly the codes are different. I just thought about this this AM.






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