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B1981 Code - Memory Off Switch Circuit Short to Battery

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Aug 02, 2019
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|Code B1981 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B1981?

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 B1981?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1981 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 B1981 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1981 Description

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

OBDII Code B1981 - Memory Off Switch Circuit Short to Battery - AutoCodes.com
B1981 Code - Memory Off Switch Circuit Short to Battery

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|Information for Specific Makes

  • B1981 Chrysler Power Liftgate Latch Control 1 Circuit High
  • B1981 Dodge Power Liftgate Latch Control 1 Circuit High
  • B1981 Jeep Power Liftgate Latch Control 1 Circuit High
  • B1981 RAM Power Liftgate Latch Control 1 Circuit High

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