B153E - Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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B153E Possible Causes

  • Faulty Liftgate Motor
  • Liftgate Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Liftgate Motor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Liftgate Control Module

First diagnose B153E code

    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.

Cost of diagnosing the B153E code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B153E 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.

B153E Possible Symptoms

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

B153e Description

The liftgate control module continuously monitors power liftgate operation and calculates its location and direction of travel using 2 Hall effect sensors that are part of the liftgate motor. The Hall effect sensors are 12 V 3-wire sensors and are supplied with a 12 V reference, ground and signal circuits from the liftgate control module. The Hall effect sensor signal circuits are referenced from voltage within the liftgate control module and pulsed low by the Hall effect sensors.
OBDII Code B153e - Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance - AutoCodes.com

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B153E Information for specific makes

  • B153E BUICK Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance
  • B153E CADILLAC Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance
  • B153E CHEVROLET Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance
  • B153E GMC Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance

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