P1518 - Intake Manifold Runner Control Fault Stuck Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What does this mean?

P1518 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) actuator
  • Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) harness is open or shorted
  • Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

First diagnose P1518 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 P1518 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1518 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.

P1518 Possible Symptoms

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

P1518 Meaning

The Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) is monitored for failure during continuous or key ON engine OFF self-test.
OBDII Code P1518 - Intake Manifold Runner Control Fault Stuck Open - Engine-Codes.com

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