C0461 - Steering Position Sensor Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Steering Wheel Angle Sensor
  • Steering Wheel Angle Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Steering Wheel Angle Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

Possible symptoms

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

C0461 Description

The steering angle sensor receives a 12 V reference voltage from the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM). The EBCM receives high speed controller area network (CAN) message inputs from the steering angle sensor identifying the position and direction of the steering wheel rotation. The EBCM utilizes this signal to calculate the driver intended driving direction.
OBDII Code C0461 - Steering Position Sensor Circuit - AutoCodes.com

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