P018E Rover 600 Diagnostic Trouble Code

P018E Rover 600 code definition:
P018E is a kind of OBD-II Diagnostic P-Powertrain Diagnostic Trouble Code for Rover 600.

P018E Rover 600 is described as Oxygen Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1, Sensor 1). This means there's a problem in the front oxygen sensor on Bank 1, as the O2 sensor is inactive. As you drive and when specific conditions are slowly met, the vapors will gradually purge from the charcoal canister and will get burned within your engine.

Symptoms

Symptoms of a P018E Rover 600 diagnostic trouble code may include:
  • Diminished fuel efficiency
  • Fuel pressure too high
  • Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminated
  • Rich or lean exhaust
Place of P018E in engine

Possible Causes :

  • The Mass Airflow sensor will also cause this problem. Mass Airflow circuit malfunction.
  • Fuel with a large percentage of sulfur will clog the DPF quickly
  • Faulty IMRC actuator/sensor

Common Misdiagnoses

  1. Control Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance Problem
  2. Air Conditioning (A/C) Clutch Feedback Circuit High Voltage Problem
  3. Cruise Vehicle Speed/Set Speed Difference Too High Problem
  4. Kick-Down Switch Failed Short Problem
  5. Park/Neutral Postion (PNP) Switch Circuit Engine Torque Signal Circuit Problem

Repair Processes :

Find out what kind of system you have and verify that voltage to the fuel level sensor is present at the fuel pump wiring harness. Now, clear the codes and test-drive the vehicle to see if the code is reset.

Process Tips

Diagnostic trouble code P018E Rover 600 is not difficult to diagnose and repair. Thus, it always pays to have a qualified technician to look after your vehicle should this error code arise.

Diagnosing this code requires the engine to be in good running shape, without unmetered air entering the engine. If other codes that relates to misfiring condition, lean running or air entering the engine is present, then you must first fix those error codes before P018E Rover 600.

Fortunately, P018E Rover 600 is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.

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