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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0516 diagnostic trouble code. We've provided the common symptoms that occur when this code is set along with the frequent repairs that address the issues related to the P0516 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P0516

    OBD-II Code Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure is defined as a Battery Temperature Sensor Circuit Low

    The Battery Temperature Sensor tells the engine control module (PCM) the temperature of the battery to prevent the battery from overheating. When the PCM detects an incorrect signal from this sensor, it will set code P0516.

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0516 Code

    • Battery temperature sensor failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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