DTC Troubleshooting: P0182 (185-1)

DTC P0182:  Fuel Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Voltage

1.Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

2.Check the FUEL TEMPERATURE SENSOR in the DATA LIST with the HDS.

Is about 0.097 V or less indicated?


YES - Go to 3.


NO - Intermittent failure, system is OK at this time. Check for poor connections or loose terminals at the fuel temperature sensor and the ECM.n


3.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

4.Disconnect the fuel temperature sensor 2P connector.

5.Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

6.Check the FUEL TEMPERATURE SENSOR in the DATA LIST with the HDS.

Is about 0.097 V or less indicated?


YES - Go to 7.


NO - Go to 10.


7.Turn the ignition switch OFF, and wait 30 seconds.

8.Disconnect ECM connector No. 2 (58P).

9.Check for continuity between fuel temperature sensor 2P connector terminal No. 1 and body ground.

 

Is there continuity?


YES - Repair short in the wire between the fuel temperature sensor and ECM connector No. 2 terminal No. 10, then go to 12.


NO - Go to 16.


10.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

11.Replace the fuel temperature sensor.

12.Reconnect all connectors.

13.Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

14.Reset the ECM with the HDS.

15.Check for Temporary DTCs or DTCs with the HDS.

Are any Temporary DTCs or DTCs indicated?


YES - If DTC P0182 is indicated, check for poor connections or loose terminals at the fuel temperature sensor and the ECM, then go to 1. If any other Temporary DTCs or DTCs are indicated, go to the indicated DTC's troubleshooting.


NO - Troubleshooting is complete.n


16.Update the ECM if it does not have the latest software, or substitute a known-good ECM.

17.Check for Temporary DTCs or DTCs with the HDS.

Are any Temporary DTCs or DTCs indicated?


YES - If DTC P0182 is indicated, check for poor connections or loose terminals at the fuel temperature sensor and the ECM, then go to 1. If any other Temporary DTCs or DTCs are indicated, go to the indicated DTC's troubleshooting.


NO - If the ECM was updated, troubleshooting is complete. If the ECM was substituted, replace the original ECM.n