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B0540 CHEVROLET Code - Speedometer Circuit

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|B0540 CHEVROLET code possible causes

  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) harness is open or shorted
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

|How do I fix code B0540 CHEVROLET code?

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 B0540 CHEVROLET code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B0540 CHEVROLET 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.

|What are B0540 CHEVROLET code possible symptoms?

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

|B0540 CHEVROLET code description

The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) monitors the vehicle speed signal to determine the speedometer position. If the IPC determines the vehicle speed signal voltage is out of the normal operating range, a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set.

OBDII Code B0540 Chevrolet - Speedometer Circuit -
Speedometer Circuit

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