P053C - Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P053C 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 P053C?

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 P053C code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P053C 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)

P053c Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit. The P053C 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 P053c - Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit High - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • P053C BMW Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit High
  • P053C FORD Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit High
  • P053C LINCOLN Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit High
  • P053C MERCURY Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit High
  • P053C MINI Positive Crankcase Ventilation Heater Control Circuit High

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