B1253 - Air Temperature Internal Sensor Circuit Short To Ground
B1253 Possible Causes
- Faulty Air Temperature Internal Sensor
- Air Temperature Internal Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Air Temperature Internal Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC) Module
First diagnose B1253 code
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.
Cost of diagnosing the B1253 code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the B1253 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.
B1253 Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B1253 DescriptionThe Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC) Module monitors the Air Temperature Internal Sensor. The EATC sets the OBDII code when the Air Temperature Internal Sensor is not to factory specifications.
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