B1543 GMC - Oil Temperature Circuit Open
B1543 GMC Possible Causes
- 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 is the B1543 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 B1543 GMC code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the B1543 GMC 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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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B1543 GMC MeaningThe 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.
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