B1579 - Dim Panel Increase Input Circuit Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B1579 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1579?

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.

Cost of diagnosing the B1579 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1579 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1579 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Dim Panel Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Dim Panel Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1579 - Dim Panel Increase Input Circuit Failure - AutoCodes.com

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