C161E - Electric Pump Relay Circuit System Stuck

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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C161E 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
  • Faulty Electric Pump

How do I fix code C161E?

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 C161E code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the C161E 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)

C161E Description

The All Wheel Control (AWC) ECU controls the electric pump by the information from AWC pressure sensor and electric pump relay. The code is set when the electric pump operation signal is output from AWC-ECU, and when the AWC pressure sensor signal is not reached the specified pressure after the specified time has elapsed.
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