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P0230

P0230 - Fuel Pump Primary Circuit Malfunction

Possible causes
- Blown Fuel Pump fuse
- Open Fuel Pump Monitor Circuit
- Faulty Fuel Pump Relay
- Damaged ECM
When is the code detected?
The code will be set if an incorrect voltage on the control circuit of the fuel pump relay is detected by the ECM.
Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0230 Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) provides ignition positive voltage to the coil side of the fuel pump relay. When the ignition switch is first turned ON, the ECM energizes the fuel pump relay, which applies power to the fuel pump. The ECM enables the fuel pump relay as long as the engine is cranking or running, and crankshaft reference pulses are received. If no crankshaft reference pulses are received, the ECM de-energizes the fuel pump relay after 2 seconds. The ECM monitors the voltage on the fuel pump relay control circuit.

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