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B0015 Code - Left Pretensioner Deployment Loop

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Apr 10, 2022
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|Code B0015 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Left Pretension Module
  • Left Pretension Module harness is open or shorted
  • Left Pretension Module circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM)

|How do I Fix the Code B0015?

Check 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.

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|Code B0015 Tech Notes

DTC B0015 01 LF Pretensioner Deployment Loop Short to Battery
DTC B0015 02 LF Pretensioner Deployment Loop Short to Ground
DTC B0015 04 LF Pretensioner Deployment Loop Open Circuit
DTC B0015 0D LF Pretensioner Deployment Loop Resistance Above Threshold
DTC B0015 0E LF Pretensioner Deployment Loop Resistance Below Threshold

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B0015?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B0015 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are Code B0015 Possible Symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|Code B0015 Description

During a side or frontal crash of sufficient force the inflatable restraint Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) will allow current to flow through the deployment loop in order to deploy an inflatable restraint module. There are 2 shorting bars used within the module connector which will short together both high and low circuits, when the connector is disconnected. This will help to prevent unwanted deployment of the inflator module during servicing.

OBDII Code B0015 - Left Pretensioner Deployment Loop - AutoCodes.com
B0015 Code - Left Pretensioner Deployment Loop

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|Need Help with the B0015 Code?

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Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

  • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
  • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
  • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
  • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.

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