AutoCodes - OBDII Code List - B1017 BUICK

B1017 BUICK - Output Driver Module Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B1017 BUICK Possible Causes

  • Faulty Driver Door Unlock Relay
  • Driver Door Unlock Relay harness is open or shorted
  • Driver Door Unlock Relay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1017 BUICK?

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.
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Cost of diagnosing the B1017 BUICK code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1017 BUICK 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1017 BUICK Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) internally grounds the driver door unlock relay control circuit for the driver door unlock relay when it receives an unlock switch signal from either door lock switch. When the BCM grounds the driver door unlock relay control circuit the driver door unlock relay is energized and unlocks the driver door. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set if the driver door unlock relay control circuit is shorted to ground or open for more then one second.
OBDII Code B1017 Buick - Output Driver Module Performance - AutoCodes.com

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