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B1542 Cadillac Code - Oil Temperature Circuit Short To Ground

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1542 Cadillac?

  • Faulty Oil Temperature Sensor
  • Oil Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Oil Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)

|How to Fix the B1542 Cadillac Code?

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 Code B1542 Cadillac?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1542 Cadillac 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.

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|What are Code B1542 Cadillac Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1542 Cadillac Code Mean?

The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) supplies a 5-volt reference signal to Oil Temperature Sensor. When engine oil is cold, sensor resistance will decrease, and IPC reference voltage level will drop. IPC measures reference voltage change and displays the calculated value on the oil pressure gauge.

B1542 Cadillac Code - Oil Temperature Circuit Short To Ground

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