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B1313 Code - Interior Lighting Output Circuit Short

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By - Updated Mar 12, 2019
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|Code B1313 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Interior Lamp
  • Interior Lamp harness is open or shorted
  • Interior Lamp circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B1313?

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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|Code B1313 Tech Notes

B1313:11 Interior Lighting Output Circuit Short To Ground
B1313:15 Interior Lighting Output Circuit Short To Battery or Open

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1313?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1313 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 Code B1313 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1313 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) fuse supplies power for the interior courtesy lamps (and the running board lamps if equipped). When the BCM receives the required input (such as an open door or request from the instrument panel dimmer switch), it provides voltage to the interior courtesy lamps. This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets when the BCM detects a short to ground or open from the courtesy lighting output circuit.

OBDII Code B1313 - Interior Lighting Output Circuit Short -
B1313 Code - Interior Lighting Output Circuit Short

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