Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: P0182, P0183 FTT sensor

Description

Nissan Maxima. 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.

<Reference data>

Nissan Maxima. Reference data

*: These data are reference values and are measured between ECM terminals 95 (Fuel tank temperature sensor) and 104 (sensor ground).

DTC Logic

DTC DETECTION LOGIC

Nissan Maxima. DTC DETECTION LOGIC

DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

1.PRECONDITIONING

If DTC Confirmation Procedure has been previously conducted, always perform the following 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.

2.PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

  1. Turn ignition switch ON and wait at least 5 seconds.
  2. Check 1st trip DTC.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK GROUND CONNECTION

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Check ground connection E9.

2.CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect "fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump" harness connector.
  3. Turn ignition switch ON.
  4. Check the voltage between "fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump" harness connector and ground.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT

3.DETECT MALFUNCTIONING PART

Check the following.

  • Harness connectors B10, E29
  • Harness for open or short between ECM and "fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump"

4.CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR GROUND CIRCUIT FOR OPEN AND SHORT

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR GROUND CIRCUIT FOR OPEN AND SHORT

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect ECM harness connector.
  3. Check the continuity between "fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump" harness connector and ECM harness connector.
  4. Also check harness for short to ground and short to power

5.DETECT MALFUNCTIONING PART

Check the following.

  • Harness connectors B1, M6
  • Harness connectors E30, M1
  • Harness for open or short between "fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump" and ECM

6.CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR

7.CHECK INTERMITTENT INCIDENT

Component Inspection

1.CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Remove fuel level sensor unit. Refer to FL-6, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Check resistance between "fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump" terminals by heating with hot water as shown in the figure.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FUEL TANK TEMPERATURE SENSOR

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