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B1979 Code - Passenger Seat Rearward Switch Circuit Short To Battery

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Jul 31, 2019
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|Code B1979 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passenger Seat Rearward Switch
  • Passenger Seat Rearward Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Passenger Seat Rearward Switch circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B1979?

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 B1979?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1979 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 B1979 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1979 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Passenger Seat Rearward Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Passenger Seat Rearward Switch is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1979 - Passenger Seat Rearward Switch Circuit Short To Battery - AutoCodes.com
B1979 Code - Passenger Seat Rearward Switch Circuit Short To Battery

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|Information for Specific Makes

  • B1979 Chrysler Power Liftgate Latch Cinch Sector Switch Performance
  • B1979 Dodge Power Liftgate Latch Cinch Sector Switch Performance
  • B1979 Jeep Power Liftgate Latch Cinch Sector Switch Performance
  • B1979 RAM Power Liftgate Latch Cinch Sector Switch Performance

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