Engine-Codes - Generic - U185C

U185C - Battery Charger Control Module Lost Communication With Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 On High Voltage Energy Management CAN Bus

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U185C Possible Causes

  • Faulty Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2
  • Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 harness is open or shorted
  • Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 circuit poor electrical connection

How is the U185C 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 U185C code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U185C 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)

U185C Meaning

Devices connected to the serial data circuits monitor for serial data communications during normal vehicle operation. Operating information and commands are exchanged among the devices. The devices have prerecorded information about what messages are needed to be exchanged on the serial data circuits, for each virtual network. The messages are supervised and also, some periodic messages are used by the receiver device as an availability indication of the transmitter device. Each message contains the identification number of the transmitter device.
This diagnostic is used to check the loss of communication with the Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 on high voltage energy management high-speed General Motor Local Area Network (GMLAN) bus. The Battery Energy Control Module supervises a periodic serial data message to check the communication status of the Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2. If this message is not received within 1 s, this Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is set.

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Information for specific makes

  • U185C BUICK Battery Charger Control Module Lost Communication With Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 On High Voltage Energy Management CAN Bus
  • U185C CADILLAC Battery Charger Control Module Lost Communication With Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 On High Voltage Energy Management CAN Bus
  • U185C CHEVROLET Battery Charger Control Module Lost Communication With Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 On High Voltage Energy Management CAN Bus
  • U185C GMC Battery Charger Control Module Lost Communication With Hybrid/EV Powertrain Control Module 2 On High Voltage Energy Management CAN Bus

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