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B1516 CHEVROLET - Battery Current Sensor

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1516 CHEVROLET Possible Causes

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

How is the B1516 CHEVROLET 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.

Tech Notes

B1516 08: Battery Current Sensor Signal Invalid
B1516 66: Battery Current Sensor Wrong Mounting Position

What is the cost to diagnose the B1516 CHEVROLET code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1516 CHEVROLET 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)

B1516 CHEVROLET Meaning

The Battery Current Sensor is a 3-wire hall effect current sensor. The Body Control Module (BCM) supplies 5 V and ground to the battery current sensor. The battery current sensor measures the amount of current flowing to or from the battery, and supplies a Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) signal to the BCM.

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