Engine-Codes - Generic - B1161

B1161 - Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor Circuit Short To Battery or Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1161 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor
  • Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM)

How is the B1161 code repair?

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 B1161 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1161 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B1161 Meaning

The Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM) monitors the Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor. The LTM sets the OBDII code when the LTM detects an open or short to voltage from the left pinch strip input circuit.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1161 FORD Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor Circuit Short To Battery or Open
  • B1161 LEXUS Open in Open in Curtain Shield Squib RH Circuit
  • B1161 LINCOLN Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor Circuit Short To Battery or Open
  • B1161 MERCURY Left Rear Anti-Pinch Sensor Circuit Short To Battery or Open
  • B1161 SCION Open in Open in Curtain Shield Squib RH Circuit
  • B1161 TOYOTA Open in Open in Curtain Shield Squib RH Circuit

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