Engine-Codes - Generic - B15C0

B15C0 - Short In GPS Antenna

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B15C0 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Telephone and GPS Antenna Assembly
  • Telephone and GPS Antenna Assembly harness is open or shorted
  • Telephone and GPS Antenna Assembly circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Data Communication Module (DCM) (Telematics Transceiver)

How do I fix code B15C0?

Check 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.

Cost of diagnosing the B15C0 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B15C0 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)

B15C0 Meaning

This DTC is set when the Data Communication Module (DCM) (Telematics Transceiver) detects an open or a short in the Telephone and GPS Antenna circuit. The DCM (Telematics Transceiver) receives 1574.42 - 1576.42 MHz radio frequency signal from satellites through the Telephone and GPS Antenna Assembly. The cable is a 50 Ω coaxial cable.

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