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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: P0460 Fuel level sensor

DTC Logic

DTC DETECTION LOGIC

NOTE:

When the vehicle is parked, naturally the fuel level in the fuel tank is stable. It means that output signal of the fuel level sensor does not change. If ECM senses sloshing signal from the sensor, fuel level sensor malfunction is detected.

DTC No.

CONSULT screen terms (Trouble diagnosis content)

DTC detecting condition

Possible cause

P0460 FUEL LEV SEN SLOSH (Fuel Level Sensor ″A″ Circuit) Even though the vehicle is parked, a signal being varied is sent from the fuel level sensor to ECM.
  • Harness or connectors (The CAN communication line is open or shorted)
  • Harness or connectors (The sensor circuit is open or shorted)
  • Combination meter
  • Fuel level sensor

DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

1.PRECONDITIONING

If DTC Confirmation Procedure has been previously conducted, always perform the following procedure before conducting the next test.

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds.
  2. Turn ignition switch ON.
  3. Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds.

>> GO TO 2.

2.PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

  1. Start engine and wait maximum of 2 consecutive minutes.
  2. Check 1st trip DTC.

Is 1st trip DTC detected? YES >> Proceed to EC-326, "Diagnosis Procedure".

NO >> INSPECTION END

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK COMBINATION METER FUNCTION

Refer to MWI-17, "CONSULT Function (METER/M&A)".

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> Check intermittent incident. Refer to GI-39, "Intermittent Incident".

NO >> Refer to MWI-58, "Diagnosis Procedure".

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