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B1542 GMC Code - Oil Temperature Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|B1542 GMC code possible causes

  • Faulty Oil Temperature Sensor
  • Oil Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Oil Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)

|How do I fix the B1542 GMC 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 B1542 GMC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1542 GMC code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are B1542 GMC code possible symptoms?

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

|B1542 GMC code description

The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) supplies a 5-volt reference signal to Oil Temperature Sensor. When engine oil is cold, sensor resistance will decrease, and IPC reference voltage level will drop. IPC measures reference voltage change and displays the calculated value on the oil pressure gauge.
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