C161D - Electric Pump Relay Circuit System Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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C161D Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electric Pump Relay
  • Electric Pump Relay harness is open or shorted
  • Electric Pump Relay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty All Wheel Control (AWC) ECU

How do I fix code C161D?

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.
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Cost of diagnosing the C161D code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the C161D 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

C161D Description

The All Wheel Control (AWC) ECU operates the electric pump via the electric pump relay. The code is set when the electric pump relay coil side circuit is open or shorted.
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