DTC Troubleshooting: 15-3

DTC 15-3:  Faulty OPDS Sensor

1.Erase the DTC memory.

NOTE:Aftermarket devices (fluorescent map lights, laptop computers, etc.) Used near the front passenger's seat-back can interfere with the seat-back sensors and cause a false DTC 15-3. If one of these devices was used, erase the DTC, operate the device near the seat-back, and recheck for DTCs. If DTC 15-3 is reset, erase it, and do not use the device near the seat-back.

2.Check the connection at the OPDS sensor harness connector and the OPDS unit connector.

Are the connections OK?


YES - Go to 4.


NO - Reconnect the OPDS sensor harness connector, and clear the DTC.n


3.Replace the OPDS sensor/seat back foam, and reinitialize the OPDS system.

4.Erase the DTC memory, then check for DTC 15-3.

Is DTC 15-3 indicated?


YES - Replace the OPDS unit.n


NO - System is OK.n