AutoCodes - OBDII Code List - B1609 JEEP

B1609 JEEP - Panel Dimmer Input

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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B1609 JEEP Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1609 JEEP?

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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Tech Notes

B1609-11 PANEL DIMMER INPUT CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND
B1609-15 PANEL DIMMER INPUT CIRCUIT SHORT TO BATTERY OR OPEN

Cost of diagnosing the B1609 JEEP code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1609 JEEP code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1609 JEEP Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Panel Dimmer Input. The BCM sets the OBDII code when it detects that the Panel Dimmer Input signal is less than 0.5 of a volt for more than one second.
OBDII Code B1609 Jeep - Panel Dimmer Input - AutoCodes.com

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