Engine-Codes - Cadillac - P1501 CADILLAC

P1501 CADILLAC - Theft Deterrent System Fault Conditions

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1501 CADILLAC Possible Causes

  • Faulty Theft Deterrent System
  • Theft Deterrent System program

How is the P1501 CADILLAC 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 P1501 CADILLAC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1501 CADILLAC 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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Possible Symptoms

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

P1501 CADILLAC Meaning

With the engine cranking, the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) determines that the Theft Deterrent password had not been programmed into the PCM. Note: The ignition key contains a transponder that transmits a signal to the theft deterrent module when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position. The TDM (module) compares the signal from the key and determines if an authorized key is being used.

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