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B1959 Code - Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer Feedback Circuit Open

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Jul 29, 2019
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|Code B1959 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer
  • Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer harness is open or shorted
  • Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B1959?

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 B1959?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1959 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 B1959 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1959 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1959 - Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer Feedback Circuit Open - AutoCodes.com
B1959 Code - Seat Recline Forward/Backward Potentiometer Feedback Circuit Open

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