B1332 SATURN - Lower Left Air Temperature Sensor

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1332 SATURN Possible Causes

  • Faulty Lower Left Air Temperature Sensor
  • Lower Left Air Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Lower Left Air Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Panel Module (IPM)

How do I fix code B1332 SATURN

    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 B1332 SATURN code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1332 SATURN 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.

B1332 SATURN Possible Symptoms

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

B1332 SATURN Meaning

The Instrument Panel Module (IPM) monitors the temperature sensors to maintain the comfort level inside of the vehicle. The temperature sensors are a 2 wire negative temperature co-efficient thermistor. The IPM applies 5 volts to internal input resistors that are connected to the signal circuits of the air temperature sensors. The IPM provides the ground to the air temperature sensors through the low reference circuit. The IPM monitors the voltage drop across the air temperature sensors and uses the inputs for automatic control calculations. When the air temperatures are cold, the resistance of the sensors are high and the voltage signals are high. When the air temperatures are hot, the resistance of the sensors are low and the voltage signals are low. The IPM converts the voltage values to count values where one volt is approximately equal to 51 counts.
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