How do I fix code C0131?

Technicians are advised to remove BPMV assembly and inspect the brake pressure sensor assembly.

What does Code C0131 mean?

Also, DTC C0131/SYM00 is set current in the Electric Brake Control Module. During diagnosis, the technician may notice that the brake pressure sensor voltage is reading 5-volts at all times with brake pedal released or depressed.

What does a brake pressure modulator valve do?

The Brake Pressure Modulate Valve is a part of your vehicle’s anti-lock braking system(ABS). It is a device that is controlled by the electric signal that is generated by the ABS module. The brake pressure modulate valve regulates the pressure that is supplied to each ABS controlled brake in the wheels.

Where is the brake pressure sensor located?

ABS pump
In modern vehicles the brake pressure sensor is normally located within the ABS pump and cannot be replaced separately from the ABS pump.

Where is a brake sensor located?

The brake sensor is normally attached to the brake pad itself. Because brake rotors wear at a similar rate on the front two brake rotors, it’s pretty common to only see one brake sensor.

How do I know if my ABS modulator valve is bad?

So, when an ABS control module fails, you’ll likely notice it when you’re braking heavily. A bad ABS module can behave erratically, making your brakes lock up even under normal braking. You might even notice unusual behavior from the brakes, like random clicking noises. These can also indicate ABS module failure.

What are the symptoms of a bad ABS modulator valve?

The signs of a malfunctioning ABS modulator can mimic problems with calipers, brake hoses or the master cylinder. Common complaints often include pulling brakes, long stops and low brake pedal.

How much does it cost to replace brake sensor?

The average cost for brake pressure sensor replacement is between $276 and $293. Labor costs are estimated between $61 and $77 while parts are priced between $215 and $216. This range does not include taxes and fees, and does not factor in your specific vehicle or unique location. Related repairs may also be needed.