B0519 - Rear Upper Duct Air Temperature Sensor Circuit
B0519 Possible Causes
- Faulty Rear Upper Duct Air Temperature Sensor
- Rear Upper Duct Air Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Rear Upper Duct Air Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Control Module
How do I fix code B0519?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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Cost of diagnosing the B0519 code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the B0519 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.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B0519 DescriptionThe air temperature sensors are a 2-wire negative temperature coefficient thermistor. This sensor operates using signal and low reference circuits. As the air temperature surrounding the sensor increases, the sensor resistance decreases. The sensor is capable of reading temperatures ranging from -40 to +80°C (-40 to +176°F), with a signal voltage between 0-5 V. If the HVAC control module detects a malfunctioning sensor the software uses a default air temperature value. The default action ensures that the HVAC system can adjust the inside air temperature near the desired temperature until the condition is corrected. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets when the input signal is out of range. The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Control Module detects voltage greater than 4.9 V on the temperature signal circuit.
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