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B1388 Code - Oil Temperature Sensor Circuit Short To Battery

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Mar 20, 2019
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|Code B1388 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Oil Temperature Sensor
  • Oil Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Oil Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B1388?

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 B1388?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1388 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 B1388 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1388 Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Oil Temperature Sensor. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Oil Temperature Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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B1388 Code - Oil Temperature Sensor Circuit Short To Battery

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|Information for Specific Makes

  • B1388 Hyundai Driver Seat Track Position Sensor Short Or Short To Battery
  • B1388 KIA Driver Seat Track Position Sensor Short Or Short To Battery

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