B1673 - Seat Driver Occupied Input Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B1673 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Seat Driver Occupied Sensor
  • Seat Driver Occupied Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Seat Driver Occupied Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1673?

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.

Cost of diagnosing the B1673 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1673 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1673 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Seat Driver Occupied Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Seat Driver Occupied Sensor is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1673 - Seat Driver Occupied Input Circuit Open - AutoCodes.com

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