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B1809 Code - Lamp Tail Output Circuit Short To Ground

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Jul 01, 2019
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|Code B1809 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1809?

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 B1809?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1809 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 B1809 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1809 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Lamp Tail. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Lamp Tail is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1809 - Lamp Tail Output Circuit Short To Ground - AutoCodes.com
B1809 Code - Lamp Tail Output Circuit Short To Ground

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|Information for Specific Makes

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