Engine-Codes - Generic - B1494

B1494 - Ignition Cylinder Sensor Ground Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1494 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Ignition Cylinder Sensor
  • Ignition Cylinder Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition Cylinder Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B1494 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 B1494 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1494 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)

B1494 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Ignition Cylinder Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Ignition Cylinder Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1494 HYUNDAI Passenger Occupant Classification System Wrong ID
  • B1494 KIA Passenger Occupant Classification System Wrong ID

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