B1496 - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Open Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Decklid Punch-Out Sensor
  • Decklid Punch-Out Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Decklid Punch-Out Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

Possible symptoms

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

B1496 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Decklid Punch-Out Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Decklid Punch-Out Sensor is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1496 - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Open Circuit - AutoCodes.com

B1496 Information for specific makes

  • B1496 HYUNDAI Passenger Occupant Classification System Not Calibration
  • B1496 KIA Passenger Occupant Classification System Not Calibration

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