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U2016 Code - Powertrain Control Module Short To Ground

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By - Updated Nov 23, 2020
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|Code U2016 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center)
  • Overhead Trip Computer harness is open or shorted
  • Overhead Trip Computer circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code U2016?

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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|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code U2016?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U2016 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.

|What are Code U2016 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code U2016 Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the signal from the Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center). The PCM sets the OBDII code when the signal from the Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center) is short to ground.

OBDII Code U2016 - Powertrain Control Module Short To Ground -
U2016 Code - Powertrain Control Module Short To Ground

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