C1604 - Electric Power Steering Torque Sensor

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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C1604 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electric Power Steering Torque Sensor
  • Electric Power Steering Torque Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Electric Power Steering Torque Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Electric Power Steering Control Unit

First diagnose C1604 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 C1604 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the C1604 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.

C1604 Possible Symptoms

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

C1604 Description

Electric Power Steering (EPS) Torque Sensor detects steering wheel turning force and outputs sensor signal to EPS Control Unit. The EPS Control sets the OBDII code when the torque sensor malfunction built in steering gear assembly is detected.
OBDII Code C1604 - Electric Power Steering Torque Sensor - AutoCodes.com

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