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P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra Code - Fuel Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance

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|Code P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra Possible Causes

  • Faulty Fuel Temperature Sensor
  • Fuel Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

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|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|When is the Code P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra Detected?

Rationally incorrect voltage from the sensor is sent to ECM, compared with the voltage signals from engine coolant temperature sensor and intake air temperature sensor.

|What are Code P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra Possible Symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|Code P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra Description

The fuel tank temperature sensor is used to detect the fuel temperature inside the fuel tank. The sensor modifies a voltage signal from the ECM. The modified signal returns to the ECM as the fuel temperature input. The sensor uses a thermistor which is sensitive to the change in temperature. The electrical resistance of the thermistor decreases as temperature increases..

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P0181 2003 Nissan Sentra Code - Fuel Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance

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