Engine-Codes - Generic - P1533

P1533 - A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor Circuit High Voltage

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1533 Possible Causes

  • Faulty A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor
  • A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1533 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 P1533 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1533 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)

P1533 Meaning

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Control Module monitors the evaporator temperature via the evaporator temperature sensor. When the air is cold, the sensor resistance and signal voltage are high. When the air is warm, the sensor resistance and signal are low.

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Information for specific makes

  • P1533 AUDI Intake Camshaft Control Circuit Bank 2 Electrical Malfunction
  • P1533 BMW Camshaft Position Actuator 'B' Control Circuit Signal Low Bank 2
  • P1533 BUICK A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor Circuit High Voltage
  • P1533 CADILLAC A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor Circuit High Voltage
  • P1533 CHEVROLET A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor Circuit High Voltage
  • P1533 FORD AAI Circuit Malfunction
  • P1533 GMC A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor Circuit High Voltage
  • P1533 MERCEDES-BENZ Intake Camshaft Control Circuit Bank 2 Electrical Malfunction
  • P1533 MINI Camshaft Position Actuator 'B' Control Circuit Signal Low Bank 2
  • P1533 VOLKSWAGEN Intake Camshaft Control Circuit Bank 2 Electrical Malfunction

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