P1520 - Intake Manifold Runner Control Circuit Fault

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

P1520 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 P1520 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 P1520 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1520 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.

P1520 Possible Symptoms

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

P1520 Meaning

The Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) is monitored for failure during continuous or key ON engine OFF self-test.
OBDII Code P1520 - Intake Manifold Runner Control Circuit Fault - Engine-Codes.com

P1520 More Information

Need more information on how to fix the P1520 code?
Get Access to Factory Service Manuals

P1520 Information for specific makes

Related Information