Engine-Codes - Chrysler - P1496 CHRYSLER

P1496 CHRYSLER - 5 Volt Supply Voltage Low Condition

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1496 CHRYSLER Possible Causes

  • Shorted sensor
  • Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How is the P1496 CHRYSLER 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 P1496 CHRYSLER code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1496 CHRYSLER 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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When is the code detected?

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detected the 5 volt reference voltage at the input sensors was low during the constant monitor test

Possible Symptoms

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

P1496 CHRYSLER Meaning

With the key on or engine running, the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects that the 5-volt supply to the sensors was under 3.5v for 5 seconds. Possible causes include a shorted 5-volt power supply, a shorted sensor, or its related feed circuit.

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