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B1516 Code - Seat Driver Occupied Switch Circuit Open

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Apr 29, 2019
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|Code B1516 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1516?

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 B1516?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1516 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 B1516 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1516 Description

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

OBDII Code B1516 - Seat Driver Occupied Switch Circuit Open -
B1516 Code - Seat Driver Occupied Switch Circuit Open

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