P1493 - Battery Temperature Sensor Signal Too Low Condition

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P1493 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Battery Temperature Sensor
  • Battery Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Battery Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P1493 code

    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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P1493 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1493 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.

P1493 Possible Symptoms

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

P1493 Meaning

With the key on or engine running, then the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects that the Battery Temperature Sensor (BTS) value was more than 4.9v for 3 seconds.
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P1493 Information for specific makes

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