B1496 - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Open Circuit

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

B1496 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Decklid Punch-Out Sensor
  • Decklid Punch-Out Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Decklid Punch-Out Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1496

    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 B1496 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1496 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.

B1496 Possible Symptoms

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

B1496 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Decklid Punch-Out Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Decklid Punch-Out Sensor is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1496 - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Open Circuit - Engine-Codes.com

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B1496 Information for specific makes

  • B1496 HYUNDAI Passenger Occupant Classification System Not Calibration
  • B1496 KIA Passenger Occupant Classification System Not Calibration

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