B1315 - Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

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

Tech notes

B1315:11 Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short To Ground
B1315:15 Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short To Battery or Open

Possible symptoms

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

B1315 Description

When the parking lamps are on, the Body Control Module (BCM) provides voltage to the hardwired dimmable illumination sources based on the Steering Column Control Module (SCCM) illumination messages sent to the BCM over the network. A continuous and on-demand Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) that sets when the BCM detects a short to ground from the backlighting output circuit. This DTC also sets when fuse has failed or is removed.
OBDII Code B1315 - Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short - AutoCodes.com

B1315 Information for specific makes

  • B1315 FORD Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short
  • B1315 LINCOLN Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short
  • B1315 MERCURY Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short

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