Engine-Codes - Generic - P1016

P1016 Code - Reductant Control Module Sensor Serial Communication Circuit High Voltage

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
Table of contents

|P1016 code possible causes

  • Faulty Reductant Control Module
  • Reductant Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Reductant Control Module circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Reductant Quality Sensor

|How is the P1016 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 P1016 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1016 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.

|What are P1016 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P1016 code meaning?

The Reductant Quality Sensor is located in the reductant tank and uses an ultrasonic signal to measure reductant fluid quality. The Reductant Quality Sensor includes an integrated temperature sensor to measure reductant fluid temperature. The Reductant Quality Sensor communicates with the Reductant Control Module using serial data. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set if the reductant control module detects a high circuit fault on the signal circuit for greater than 1 s.

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|P1016 code information for specific makes

  • P1016 BUICK Reductant Control Module Sensor Serial Communication Circuit High Voltage
  • P1016 CADILLAC Reductant Control Module Sensor Serial Communication Circuit High Voltage
  • P1016 CHEVROLET Reductant Control Module Sensor Serial Communication Circuit High Voltage
  • P1016 DODGE Reductant Control Module Sensor Serial Communication Circuit High Voltage
  • P1016 GMC Reductant Control Module Sensor Serial Communication Circuit High Voltage

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