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.
SymptomsSymptoms of a P018E Rover 600 diagnostic trouble code may include:
Possible Causes :
Pack the connector cavity with dielectric silicone compound (same stuff they use for light bulb sockets and spark plug wires) and reassemble. Oxygen sensors signal the engine management computer the amount of oxygen present in the exhaust, which is used in determining and controlling the fuel ratio. Look for damage to the tank indicating impact that may have damaged the fuel pump or sender.
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.