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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0461 diagnostic trouble code. We've provided the common symptoms that occur when this code is set along with the frequent repairs that address the issues related to the P0461 code.

What Does P0461 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0461 is defined as a Fuel Level Sensor "A" Circuit Range/Performance

    The Fuel Level Sensor tells the engine control module (PCM) how much fuel is in the fuel tank. When the PCM detects an irrational signal from the fuel level sensor, it will set code P0461.The Fuel Level Sensor may be part of the fuel pump.

    P0461 Symptoms

    • Inaccurate fuel gauge reading

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0461 Code

    • Fuel pump failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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