P053B - Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P053B Possible Causes

  • Faulty Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) heater assembly
  • Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) heater assembly harness is open or shorted
  • Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) heater assembly circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P053B?

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.

Cost of diagnosing the P053B code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P053B 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

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P053b Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit. The P053B codes set when the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects that the actual Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control (PCVHC) circuit voltage is less than the desired voltage.
OBDII Code P053b - Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit Low - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • P053B BMW Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit Low
  • P053B FORD Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit Low
  • P053B LINCOLN Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit Low
  • P053B MERCURY Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit Low
  • P053B MINI Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit Low

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