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B1581 Code - Dim Panel Increase Input Circuit Short To Battery

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By - Updated May 05, 2019
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|Code B1581 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 the Code B1581?

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 B1581?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1581 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 B1581 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1581 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 B1581 - Dim Panel Increase Input Circuit Short To Battery -
B1581 Code - Dim Panel Increase Input Circuit Short To Battery

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