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B1442 Code - Door Handle Switch Circuit Failure

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Apr 09, 2019
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|Code B1442 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1442?

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 B1442?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1442 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 B1442 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1442 Description

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

OBDII Code B1442 - Door Handle Switch Circuit Failure -
B1442 Code - Door Handle Switch Circuit Failure

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|Information for Specific Makes

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