Engine-Codes - Subaru - P1516 SUBARU

P1516 SUBARU - Idle Air Control Solenoid Valve Signal 4 Circuit Low Input

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1516 SUBARU Possible Causes

  • Faulty Idle Air Control Solenoid Valve
  • Idle Air Control Solenoid Valve harness is open or shorted
  • Idle Air Control Solenoid Valve circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1516 SUBARU 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 P1516 SUBARU code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1516 SUBARU 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)

P1516 SUBARU Meaning

The Idle Air Control Solenoid valve is incorporated in the throttle body and regulates the amount of intake air which bypasses the throttle valve built into the throttle body. It is activated by a signal sent from the Engine Control Module (ECM) to maintain engine idle speed to the target engine speed.

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