Engine-Codes - Generic - U0518

U0518 - Invalid Data Received From Door Switch 'C'

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U0518 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Door Switch 'C'
  • Door Switch 'C' harness is open or shorted
  • Door Switch 'C' circuit poor electrical connection

How is the U0518 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 U0518 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U0518 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

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

U0518 Meaning

A Controller Area Network (CAN) is a vehicle bus standard designed to interconnect automotive devices without a host computer. Operating information and commands are exchanged among the devices. The devices have programmed information about what messages are needed to be exchanged on the serial data circuits. Some devices are constantly receiving information from other devices through serial data communication network. The invalid data Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set when a receiving device detects a discrepancy in the information it receives from the Door Switch 'C' causing its integrity to be questioned.

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