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B1253 Code - Air Temperature Internal Sensor Circuit Short To Ground

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Mar 06, 2019
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|Code 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

|How do I Fix the Code B1253?

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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|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1253?

Labor: 1.0

The 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.

|What are Code B1253 Possible Symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|Code B1253 Description

The 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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B1253 Code - Air Temperature Internal Sensor Circuit Short To Ground

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|Information for Specific Makes

  • B1253 Ford Air Temperature Internal Sensor Circuit Short To Ground
  • B1253 Lincoln Air Temperature Internal Sensor Circuit Short To Ground
  • B1253 Mercury Air Temperature Internal Sensor Circuit Short To Ground

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