B1289 - Video Display Brightness Control Signal

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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B1289 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Video Display
  • Video Display harness is open or shorted
  • Video Display circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B1289 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 terminals.

B1289 Tech Notes

DTC B1289 01 Video Display Brightness Control Signal Short to Battery
DTC B1289 02 Video Display Brightness Control Signal Short to Ground
DTC B1289 04 Video Display Brightness Control Signal Open Circuit

Cost of diagnosing the B1289 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1289 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.

B1289 Possible Symptoms

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

B1289 Description

The radio can control the video display brightness on vehicles equipped with Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) video. The radio varies a Pulse With Modulated (PWM) signal to the rear entertainment video screen to command the screen brightness to the desired level. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the radio detects a short to voltage, short to ground, or an open/high resistance in the video display brightness control circuit 400 ms after the radio activates the remote enable circuit.
OBDII Code B1289 - Video Display Brightness Control Signal - AutoCodes.com

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