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B1553 Code - Decklid Release Circuit Short To Battery

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By - Updated May 02, 2019
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|Code B1553 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1553?

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 B1553?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1553 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 B1553 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1553 Description

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

OBDII Code B1553 - Decklid Release Circuit Short To Battery -
B1553 Code - Decklid Release Circuit Short To Battery

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