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B1495 KIA Code - Belt Tension Sensor Defect

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1495 KIA?

  • Faulty Belt Tension Sensor (BTS)
  • Belt Tension Sensor (BTS) harness is open or shorted
  • Belt Tension Sensor (BTS) circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Occupant Classification (OC) Module

|How to Fix the B1495 KIA 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.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1495 KIA?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1495 KIA 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 B1495 KIA Possible Symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|What Does the B1495 KIA Code Mean?

The passenger occupant detecting system consists of the Supplemental Restraints System Control Module (SRSCM) and the Occupant Classification (OC) Module. The SRSCM sets the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) if it detects short to battery line or short to ground between Belt Tension Sensor (BTS) and OC Module.

B1495 KIA Code - Belt Tension Sensor Defect

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Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

  • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
  • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
  • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
  • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.