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B1609 Code - Illuminated Entry Input Short Circuit To Battery

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By - Updated May 21, 2019
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|Code B1609 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Illuminated Entry Input Switch
  • Illuminated Entry Input Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Illuminated Entry Input Switch circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B1609?

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 B1609?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1609 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 B1609 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1609 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Illuminated Entry Input. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Illuminated Entry Input is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1609 - Illuminated Entry Input Short Circuit To Battery -
B1609 Code - Illuminated Entry Input Short Circuit To Battery

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