Engine-Codes - Cadillac - B0516 CADILLAC

B0516 CADILLAC - Speedometer Signal Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B0516 CADILLAC Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B0516 CADILLAC?

Check 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.

Cost of diagnosing the B0516 CADILLAC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B0516 CADILLAC 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B0516 CADILLAC Meaning

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.

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