B1473 - Wiper Low Speed Circuit Motor Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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B1473 Possible Causes

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

First diagnose B1473 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.

Cost of diagnosing the B1473 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1473 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.

B1473 Possible Symptoms

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

B1473 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Wiper Low Speed Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Wiper Low Speed Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1473 - Wiper Low Speed Circuit Motor Failure - AutoCodes.com

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