C0461 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

C0461 – Steering Position Sensor Circuit


C0461 Possible Symptoms


Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON,Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


C0461 Possible Causes


Faulty Steering Wheel Angle Sensor,Steering Wheel Angle Sensor harness is open or shorted,Steering Wheel Angle Sensor circuit poor electrical connection


C0461 Description


The steering angle sensor receives a 12 V reference voltage from the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM). The EBCM receives high speed controller area network (CAN) message inputs from the steering angle sensor identifying the position and direction of the steering wheel rotation. The EBCM utilizes this signal to calculate the driver intended driving direction.