Engine-Codes - Generic - P1530

P1530 - Ignition Timing Adjustment Switch Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 1/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1530 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Ignition Timing Adjustment Switch
  • Ignition Timing Adjustment Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition Timing Adjustment Switch circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1530 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 P1530 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1530 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)

P1530 Meaning

With the engine running in closed loop, VSS input over 1 mph and the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects the Test Switch was on (circuit grounded) for 5 seconds.

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