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B1493 Code - Ignition Cylinder Sensor Battery Short

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|Code B1493 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Ignition Cylinder Sensor
  • Ignition Cylinder Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition Cylinder Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B1493?

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 B1493?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1493 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 B1493 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1493 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Ignition Cylinder Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Ignition Cylinder Sensor is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1493 - Ignition Cylinder Sensor Battery Short -
B1493 Code - Ignition Cylinder Sensor Battery Short

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|Information for Specific Makes

  • B1493 Hyundai Passenger Occupant Classification System Communication Error
  • B1493 KIA Passenger Occupant Classification System Communication Error

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