B1496 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

B1496 – Decklid Punch-Out Sensor Open Circuit


B1496 Possible Symptoms


Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


B1496 Possible Causes


Faulty Decklid Punch-Out Sensor,Decklid Punch-Out Sensor harness is open or shorted,Decklid Punch-Out Sensor circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)


B1496 Description


The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Decklid Punch-Out Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Decklid Punch-Out Sensor is not to factory specifications.