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B051A Chevrolet Code - Left Side Assist Step Motor Control Circuit

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B051A Chevrolet?

  • Faulty Left Side Assist Step Motor
  • Left Side Assist Step Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Left Side Assist Step Motor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Assist Step Control (ASC) Module

|How to Fix the B051A Chevrolet 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.

|Code B051A Chevrolet Tech Notes

B051A:0B Left Side Assist Step Motor Control Circuit Current Above Threshold
B051A:01 Left Side Assist Step Motor Control Circuit Short to Battery
B051A:02 Left Side Assist Step Motor Control Circuit Short to Ground
B051A:04 Left Side Assist Step Motor Control Circuit Open Circuit

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B051A Chevrolet?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B051A Chevrolet 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.

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|What are Code B051A Chevrolet Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B051A Chevrolet Code Mean?

The Assist Step Control (ASC) Module controls the running board actuators to extend or retract the running boards. Each actuator consists of an electric motor and a potentiometer. The module supplies a low reference and 10-volt reference source voltage to the potentiometer. The ASC control module monitors the voltage drop across the potentiometer on the position signal circuit. When the actuator shaft rotates, the voltage on the position signal circuit changes. The ASC control module supplies the actuator motor with a 12-volt control circuit and a ground control circuit. The ASC module controls the direction of the actuator by changing the polarity of the control circuits.

Left Side Assist Step Motor Control Circuit

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