P151A - Intake Manifold Runner Controller Performance

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

P151A Possible Causes

  • IMRC control circuit open
  • Mechanical concern
  • bind, seize, damage, or obstruction of IMRC hardware
  • IMRC control circuit short to voltage
  • IMRC VPWR circuit open
  • IMRC GND circuit open
  • Damaged IMRC actuator

First diagnose P151A 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 P151A code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P151A 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.

P151A Possible Symptoms

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

P151A Meaning

The Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) system is monitored for failures. The test fails when the system detects a loss of bi-directional communication or signal(s) between the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) and the IMRC solenoid.
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