| All About OBDII Engine Codes
AutoCodes - Generic - B1542

B1542 Code - Mirror Driver Switch Assembly Circuit Short To Ground

- Code Popularity: 4,877 Views
- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
Table of contents
By - Updated May 02, 2019
Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter   Share on Linkedin

|Code B1542 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1542?

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.

Does your Car have Safety Recalls? → Check here

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1542?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1542 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 B1542 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1542 Description

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

OBDII Code B1542 - Mirror Driver Switch Assembly Circuit Short To Ground -
B1542 Code - Mirror Driver Switch Assembly Circuit Short To Ground

|Need More Information on the B1542 Code?

Need more information on how to fix the B1542 code? Get Access to Factory Service Manuals

|Information for Specific Makes

|Need Help with the B1542 Code?

Get the B1542 code diagnosed by a professional: Find a repair shop in your area

|Code B1542 comments

Help us improve Leave a comment below or tell us if the information above helps you fix the code. What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the B1542 code? Have you replaced any parts?
Any information is appreciated. Thanks