B1513 - Driver Door Handle Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B1513 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1513?

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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Cost of diagnosing the B1513 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1513 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1513 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Driver Door Handle. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Driver Door Handle is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1513 - Driver Door Handle Circuit Short To Battery - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • B1513 HYUNDAI Buckle Switch Passenger Open Or Short To Battery   
  • B1513 KIA Buckle Switch Passenger Open Or Short To Battery   

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