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B1438 Code - Wiper Mode Select Switch Circuit Failure

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By - Updated Apr 09, 2019
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|Code B1438 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1438?

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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|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1438?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1438 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 B1438 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1438 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Wiper Mode Select Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Wiper Mode Select Switch is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1438 - Wiper Mode Select Switch Circuit Failure -
B1438 Code - Wiper Mode Select Switch Circuit Failure

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