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B1494 Code - Ignition Cylinder Sensor Ground Short

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|Code B1494 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 B1494?

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 B1494?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1494 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 B1494 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1494 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 B1494 - Ignition Cylinder Sensor Ground Short -
B1494 Code - Ignition Cylinder Sensor Ground Short

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|Information for Specific Makes

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