B1498 - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Ground Short

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)

B1498 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 B1498 - Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Ground Short - AutoCodes.com

B1498 Information for specific makes

  • B1498 LEXUS Communication Malfunction A/C Inverter Local
  • B1498 SCION Communication Malfunction A/C Inverter Local
  • B1498 TOYOTA Communication Malfunction A/C Inverter Local

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