C0164 - Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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C0164 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor
  • Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose C0164 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 C0164 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the C0164 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.

C0164 Possible Symptoms

  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON
  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

C0164 Description

Antilock Brake System (ABS)/Traction Control System (TCS) Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High.
The Body Control Module (BCM) receives a signal from the Brake Pedal Position (BPP) sensor. The BCM illuminates the stop lamps by applying battery positive voltage to the stop lamp supply voltage circuit. The Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) receives a voltage input from the stop lamp supply voltage circuit to determine if the brake pedal is applied.
OBDII Code C0164 - Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High - AutoCodes.com

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C0164 Information for specific makes

  • C0164 BUICK Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High
  • C0164 CADILLAC Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High
  • C0164 CHEVROLET Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High
  • C0164 GMC Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High
  • C0164 PONTIAC Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High
  • C0164 SATURN Antilock Brake System/Traction Control System Brake Switch/Sensor Circuit High

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