C0265 – EBCM Motor Relay Circuit Low When On

Meaning:

The Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) is sending an abnormally low voltage signal.

Main Symptoms:

One of the C0265 code's symptoms is the Check Engine Light
The Check Engine Light coming on might be an indicator of the C0265 trouble code

Possible Causes:

  • Shorted or open wire in EBCM harness
  • Poor electrical connection in EBCM circuit
  • Defective EBCM

Diagnostic Steps:

  • Visually inspect all wiring and connectors in EBCM for loose, open or shorted connections
  • Test EBCM for resistance and compare readings with manufacturer’s specs. If they are out of range consider replacing

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