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B1496 Code - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Open Circuit

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By - Updated Apr 14, 2019
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|Code B1496 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)

|How do I Fix the Code B1496?

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 B1496?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1496 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 B1496 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code 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 -
B1496 Code - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Open Circuit

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|Information for Specific Makes

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

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