B1618 - Wiper Rear Disable Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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)

B1618 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 B1618 - Wiper Rear Disable Switch Circuit Short To Ground - AutoCodes.com

B1618 Information for specific makes

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  • B1618 SCION Front Airbag Sensor Left Initialization Incomplete
  • B1618 TOYOTA Front Airbag Sensor Left Initialization Incomplete

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