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B1898 Code - Chime Input 2 Circuit Short to Ground

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|Code B1898 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1898?

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 B1898?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1898 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 B1898 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1898 Description

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

OBDII Code B1898 - Chime Input 2 Circuit Short to Ground -
B1898 Code - Chime Input 2 Circuit Short to Ground

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