P0461 2002 NISSAN SENTRA - Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
P0461 2002 NISSAN SENTRA Possible Causes
- Faulty fuel level sensor
- Fuel level sensor harness is open or shorted
- Fuel level sensor circuit poor electrical connection
Cost of diagnosing the P0461 2002 NISSAN SENTRA code
The cost of diagnosing the P0461 2002 NISSAN SENTRA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
When is the P0461 2002 NISSAN SENTRA code detected?
The output signal of the fuel level sensor does not change within the specified range even though the vehicle has been driven a long distance.
P0461 2002 NISSAN SENTRA Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Incorrect fuel level reading
P0461 2002 NISSAN SENTRA Meaning
The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. The sensor detects a fuel level in the fuel tank and transmits a signal to the Engine Control Module (ECM
). The fuel level sensor consists of two parts, one is mechanical float and the other side is variable resistor. The fuel level sensor output voltage changes depending on the movement of the fuel mechanical float.