B1617 - Wiper Rear Disable Switch Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Wiper Rear Disable Switch
  • Wiper Rear Disable Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Wiper Rear Disable Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

Possible symptoms

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

B1617 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Wiper Rear Disable Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Wiper Rear Disable Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1617 - Wiper Rear Disable Switch Circuit Short To Battery - AutoCodes.com

B1617 Information for specific makes

  • B1617 LEXUS Lost Communication with Front Airbag Sensor Left
  • B1617 SCION Lost Communication with Front Airbag Sensor Left
  • B1617 TOYOTA Lost Communication with Front Airbag Sensor Left

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