Engine-Codes - Generic - B153E

B153E Code - Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B153E code possible causes

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

|How is the B153E 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 B153E code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B153E 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.

|What are B153E code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B153E code meaning?

The liftgate control module continuously monitors power liftgate operation and calculates its location and direction of travel using 2 Hall effect sensors that are part of the liftgate motor. The Hall effect sensors are 12 V 3-wire sensors and are supplied with a 12 V reference, ground and signal circuits from the liftgate control module. The Hall effect sensor signal circuits are referenced from voltage within the liftgate control module and pulsed low by the Hall effect sensors.

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|B153E code information for specific makes

  • B153E BUICK Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance
  • B153E CADILLAC Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance
  • B153E CHEVROLET Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance
  • B153E GMC Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance

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