Engine-Codes - Generic - U1516

U1516 - Body Control Module Lost Communication With Battery Sensor Module On LIN Bus

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U1516 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Battery Sensor Module
  • Battery Sensor Module harness is open or shorted
  • Battery Sensor Module circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the U1516 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 U1516 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U1516 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)

U1516 Meaning

The Local Interconnect Network (LIN) Bus consists of a single wire with a transmission rate of 10.417 Kbit/s. The serial data is transmitted over a LIN circuit between a master control module and other LIN devices within a particular subsystem. If serial data communication is lost between any of the LIN devices on the LIN bus network, the master control module will set a no communication code against the non-communicating LIN device. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when a supervised periodic message to the Body Control Module (BCM) from the Battery Sensor Module has not been received.

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Information for specific makes

  • U1516 BUICK Body Control Module Lost Communication With Battery Sensor Module On LIN Bus
  • U1516 CADILLAC Body Control Module Lost Communication With Battery Sensor Module On LIN Bus
  • U1516 CHEVROLET Body Control Module Lost Communication With Battery Sensor Module On LIN Bus
  • U1516 GMC Body Control Module Lost Communication With Battery Sensor Module On LIN Bus

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