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B1561 Code - Door Lock Cylinder Circuit Short To Battery

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By - Updated May 02, 2019
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|Code B1561 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1561?

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 B1561?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1561 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 B1561 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1561 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Door Lock Cylinder. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Door Lock Cylinder is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1561 - Door Lock Cylinder Circuit Short To Battery -
B1561 Code - Door Lock Cylinder Circuit Short To Battery

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