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B1556 Code - Ignition Run/Start Circuit Open

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By - Updated May 02, 2019
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|Code B1556 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1556?

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 B1556?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1556 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 B1556 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1556 Description

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

OBDII Code B1556 - Ignition Run/Start Circuit Open -
B1556 Code - Ignition Run/Start Circuit Open

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