B1978 - Passengers Front Seat Down Switch Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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B1978 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passengers Front Seat Down Switch
  • Passengers Front Seat Down Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Passengers Front Seat Down Switch circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B1978 code

    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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B1978 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1978 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.

B1978 Possible Symptoms

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

B1978 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Passengers Front Seat Down Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Passengers Front Seat Down Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1978 - Passengers Front Seat Down Switch Circuit Short To Battery - AutoCodes.com

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