Engine-Codes - Generic - B1498

B1498 - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Ground Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1498 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 is the B1498 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 B1498 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1498 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)

B1498 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.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1498 LEXUS Communication Malfunction A/C Inverter Local
  • B1498 SCION Communication Malfunction A/C Inverter Local
  • B1498 TOYOTA Communication Malfunction A/C Inverter Local

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