C1856 - Traction Motor Encoder circuit Failure
C1856 Possible Causes
- Faulty Traction Motor Encoder
- Traction Motor Encoder harness is open or shorted
- Traction Motor Encoder circuit poor electrical connection
How do I fix code C1856Check 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.
Cost of diagnosing the C1856 code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the C1856 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.
- Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
C1856 DescriptionThe Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Module monitors the Traction Motor Encoder. The ABS Module sets the OBDII code when the Traction Motor Encoder is not to factory specifications.
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