Engine-Codes - Generic - P0BC6

P0BC6 Code - Hybrid/EV Battery Temperature Sensor 5 Circuit Erratic

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0BC6?

  • Faulty Hybrid/EV Battery Assembly
  • Hybrid/EV Battery Assembly harness is open or shorted
  • Hybrid/EV Battery Assembly circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Hybrid/EV Battery Interface Control Module

|How to Fix the P0BC6 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 P0BC6?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0BC6 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 P0BC6 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0BC6 Code Mean?

Hybrid/EV Battery Temperature Sensors are used to monitor the battery temperature. The non-serviceable battery temperature sensors are located within the battery sections. Two temperature sensors are located in each battery section. The temperature sensor is a variable resistor that measures the temperature of the battery cell group. The hybrid/EV interface control module supplies 5 V to the signal circuit and is a ground for the low reference circuit. The battery temperature sensor resistance changes with battery temperature. As the temperature decreases, the sensor resistance increases. As the temperature increases, the sensor resistance decreases.
Each Hybrid/EV Battery Interface Control Module communicates the temperature sensor values to the Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module via serial data.
The Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module uses the battery temperature sensors to determine the Hybrid/EV Battery Module temperature in order to control the battery cooling system operation.
The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set when the hybrid battery temperature sensor is intermittent or has changed by 10°C (18°F) or greater for 4 out of 5 seconds.

P0BC6 Code - Hybrid/EV Battery Temperature Sensor 5 Circuit Erratic

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