B153A - Liftgate Latch Switches Malfunction

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

B153A Possible Causes

  • Faulty Liftgate Latch Assembly
  • Liftgate Latch Assembly harness is open or shorted
  • Liftgate Latch Assembly circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Liftgate Control Module

How do I fix code B153A

    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 B153A code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B153A 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.

B153A Possible Symptoms

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

B153A Meaning

The unlatch, ratchet, pawl, and sector switches are part of the liftgate latch assembly and are used by the liftgate control module to determine the state of the latch during the process of cinching or unlatching. The ratchet and pawl switches will be inactive when the primary and secondary latches are latched, and the sector switch will be active during the power cinch function. Each of the latch switch signal circuits are supplied signal through a resistor and monitored within the liftgate control module. The latch switches share a common low reference circuit from the liftgate control module and when the switch contacts close the signal circuit goes low and the liftgate control module determines the switch to be active.
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