Engine-Codes - Generic - B15A8

B15A8 - Telematics Transceiver Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B15A8 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Data Communication Module (DCM) (Telematics Transceiver)
  • DCM (Telematics Transceiver) harness is open or shorted
  • DCM (Telematics Transceiver) circuit poor electrical connection

How is the B15A8 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 B15A8 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B15A8 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B15A8 Meaning

This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is set when an error in the Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) or Phase-Locked Loop Integrated Circuit (PLL) IC is detected on the Data Communication Module (DCM) (Telematics Transceiver) self-check. The EEPROM stores the various data to operate the Safety Connect system. The PLL IC oscillates telephone radio frequency.

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