P1496 DODGE - 5 Volt Supply Voltage Low Condition

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

P1496 DODGE Possible Causes

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

First diagnose P1496 DODGE 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 P1496 DODGE code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1496 DODGE 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.

When is the P1496 DODGE code detected?

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

P1496 DODGE Possible Symptoms

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

P1496 DODGE 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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