Engine-Codes - Buick - B0516 BUICK

B0516 BUICK Code - Speedometer Signal Circuit Malfunction

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the B0516 BUICK Code?

  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) harness is open or shorted
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B0516 BUICK Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|What is the cost to diagnose the B0516 BUICK code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0516 BUICK code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are B0516 BUICK code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What Does the B0516 BUICK Code Mean?

The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) receives vehicle speed information from the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). IPC receives a 4000 pulse-per mile Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) input over a dedicated circuit from PCM. PCM is responsible for processing and sending VSS data to IPC. IPC monitors VSS output information sent from PCM for an out of range condition.

Speedometer Signal Circuit Malfunction

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