C1511 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes
C1511 – Torque Sensor 1 Malfunction
C1511 Possible Symptoms
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON,Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
C1511 Possible Causes
Faulty Torque Sensor (built into steering column assembly),Torque Sensor harness is open or shorted,Torque Sensor circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Power Steering ECU
The torque sensor converts the rotation torque input from the steering wheel into electric signals and sends them to the Power Steering ECU. The Power Steering ECU monitors the Torque Sensor. The Power Steering ECU sets the OBDII code when the Torque Sensor is not to factory specifications.