Engine-Codes - Gmc - B153E GMC

B153E GMC - Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B153E GMC 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 GMC 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 GMC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B153E GMC 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)

B153E GMC 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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