AutoCodes - Generic - U0531

U0531 Code - Invalid Data Received From Rear Gate Module

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|U0531 code possible causes

  • Faulty Rear Gate Module
  • Rear Gate Module harness is open or shorted
  • Rear Gate Module circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix the U0531 code?

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 U0531 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U0531 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are U0531 code possible symptoms?

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

|U0531 code description

A Controller Area Network (CAN) is a vehicle bus standard designed to interconnect automotive devices without a host computer. Operating information and commands are exchanged among the devices. The devices have programmed information about what messages are needed to be exchanged on the serial data circuits. Some devices are constantly receiving information from other devices through serial data communication network. The invalid data Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set when a receiving device detects a discrepancy in the information it receives from the Rear Gate Module causing its integrity to be questioned.
OBDII Code U0531 - Invalid Data Received From Rear Gate Module - AutoCodes.com

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