AutoCodes.com | All About OBDII Engine Codes
AutoCodes - Generic - B1873

B1873 Code - Turn Signal / Hazard Power Feed Circuit Short To Ground

- Code Popularity: 3,789 Views
- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
Table of contents
By AutoCodes.com - Updated Jul 11, 2019
Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter   Share on Linkedin

|Code B1873 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Turn Signal / Hazard Switch
  • Turn Signal / Hazard Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Turn Signal / Hazard Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B1873?

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.

Does your Car have Safety Recalls? → Check here

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1873?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1873 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 B1873 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1873 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Turn Signal / Hazard Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Turn Signal / Hazard Switch is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1873 - Turn Signal / Hazard Power Feed Circuit Short To Ground - AutoCodes.com
B1873 Code - Turn Signal / Hazard Power Feed Circuit Short To Ground

|Need More Information on the B1873 Code?

Need more information on how to fix the B1873 code? Get Access to Factory Service Manuals

|Need Help with the B1873 Code?

Get the B1873 code diagnosed by a professional: Find a repair shop in your area

|Code B1873 comments

Help us improve AutoCodes.com. Leave a comment below or tell us if the information above helps you fix the code. What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the B1873 code? Have you replaced any parts?
Any information is appreciated. Thanks