U0023 Mitsubishi Mirage Diagnostic Trouble Code

U0023 Mitsubishi Mirage code definition:
U0023 is a kind of OBD-II Diagnostic U-Network Diagnostic Trouble Code for Mitsubishi Mirage.

U0023 Mitsubishi Mirage shows up when there's an electrical problem that causes the fuel volume regulator to malfunction and open. It's quite an unusual problem and likely intermittent. The spark should have a light tan color. If the sensor probe comes with white and chalky parts, this means it has been lagging between switching phases, and should be replaced.

Symptoms

Symptoms of a U0023 Mitsubishi Mirage diagnostic trouble code may include:
  • Diminished fuel efficiency
  • Fuel pressure too high
  • Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminated
  • If the DPF is not cleared the ECU will revert to the "Limp Home Mode" until the situation is corrected
Place of U0023 in engine

Possible Causes :

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

Common Misdiagnoses

  1. IC Circuit High Voltage Problem
  2. Control Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance Problem
  3. Air Conditioning (A/C) Clutch Feedback Circuit High Voltage Problem
  4. Cruise Vehicle Speed/Set Speed Difference Too High Problem
  5. PCM Stack Overrun Problem

Repair Processes :

Look for damage to the tank indicating impact that may have damaged the fuel pump or sender. Check to make sure they are not burnt or corroded. If in doubt, get some Electrical Contact cleaner at any parts store if cleaning of the terminals is needed.

Process Tips

Diagnostic trouble code U0023 Mitsubishi Mirage 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 U0023 Mitsubishi Mirage.

Fortunately, U0023 Mitsubishi Mirage is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.

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