B153E Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

B153E – Liftgate Position Sensor Signal Circuit Performance

 

B153E Possible Symptoms

 

Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

 

B153E Possible Causes

 

Faulty Liftgate Motor,Liftgate Motor harness is open or shorted,Liftgate Motor circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Liftgate Control Module

 

B153E Description

 

The liftgate control module continuously monitors power liftgate operation and calculates its location and direction of travel using 2 Hall effect sensors that are part of the liftgate motor. The Hall effect sensors are 12 V 3-wire sensors and are supplied with a 12 V reference, ground and signal circuits from the liftgate control module. The Hall effect sensor signal circuits are referenced from voltage within the liftgate control module and pulsed low by the Hall effect sensors.