Engine-Codes - Generic - U2016

U2016 - Powertrain Control Module Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U2016 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center)
  • Overhead Trip Computer harness is open or shorted
  • Overhead Trip Computer circuit poor electrical connection

How is the U2016 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 U2016 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U2016 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)

U2016 Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the signal from the Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center). The PCM sets the OBDII code when the signal from the Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center) is short to ground.

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