AutoCodes
 
OBDII Code List
 
C0253 BUICK

C0253 BUICK - Electronic Brake Control Module Control Valve Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
Comments  |  Add Comment

C0253 BUICK Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) harness is open or shorted
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose C0253 BUICK 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the C0253 BUICK code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the C0253 BUICK 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.

C0253 BUICK Possible Symptoms

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

C0253 Buick Description

The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) relay supplies battery voltage to six valve solenoids. The Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) microprocessor applies the grounds needed to activate each solenoid. The low side of each solenoid coil has a feedback circuit to the EBCM microprocessor. When a solenoid is commanded OFF, the feedback voltage is high. When a solenoid is commanded ON, the feedback voltage is low.
OBDII Code C0253 Buick - Electronic Brake Control Module Control Valve Circuit Malfunction - AutoCodes.com

C0253 BUICK More Information

Need more information on how to fix the C0253 BUICK code?
Get Access to Factory Service Manuals

Need more help?

Get the C0253 Buick code diagnosed by a professional: Find a repair shop in your area

Related Information

C0253 BUICK Comments

Help us improve AutoCodes.com. Leave a comment below or tell us if the information above help you fix the code. What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the C0253 Buick code? Have you replaced any parts?
Any information is appreciated. Thanks
Top ⇧