Sensor Reference Voltage ‘B’ Circuit Fault


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P0651 ACURA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)
  • ECM harness is open or shorted
  • ECM circuit poor electrical connection
  • Shorted sensor on 5 volt circuit

How do I fix code P0651 ACURA?

  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.

Cost of diagnosing the P0651 ACURA code

  The cost of diagnosing the P0651 ACURA 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.

When is the code detected

  The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected the sensor 5 volt reference circuit voltage is higher or lower than expected

Possible Symptoms

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

P0651 ACURA Description

  The control module has 2 internal 5-volt reference buses called 5-volt reference 1 and 5-volt reference 2 . Each reference bus provided 5-volt reference circuit for more than one sensor. Therefore, a fault condition on one 5-volt reference circuit will affect the other 5-volt reference circuits connected to the reference bus. The control module monitors the voltage on the 5-volt reference buses.

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