Starter Cut Relay 2 Malfunction

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P16BD ACURA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Starter Cut Relay 2
  • Starter Cut Relay 2 harness is open or shorted
  • Starter Cut Relay 2 circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P16BD 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 P16BD ACURA code

  The cost of diagnosing the P16BD 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P16BD ACURA Description

  To prevent the starter from continuing to rotate due to a switching failure of the starter cut relay, two starter cut relays are connected in series.
When the input voltage of the STRLD terminal drops to a set voltage even when the starter cut relay output (STRLY) is turned off, the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects a malfunction of starter cut relay 2 (ST CUT) and a DTC is stored.


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