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B1987 Code - Pedal Forward / Rearward Motor Stalled

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Oct 29, 2019
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|Code B1987 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Adjustable Pedal Motor
  • Adjustable Pedal Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Adjustable Pedal Motor circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B1987?

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 B1987?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1987 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 B1987 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1987 Description

he Driver Seat Module (DSM) uses a Hall-effect switch attached to the pedal motor to identify the current pedal position. The DSM sends a reference voltage through the Hall-effect switch and back to the DSM along the signal return circuit.
When 1 or more of the following Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is set, the adjustable pedals will enter a jog mode. When the pedals are in jog mode, the memory system recall will not function from either the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or the memory SET switch buttons. When the pedals are actuated using the adjustable pedal switch, the motor will move the pedals for one second in the direction selected regardless of the length of time the button is actually pressed.
This DTC is only set during a DSM on-demand self test. During the self test, the adjustable pedal motor will be commanded to move forward and then rearward. If the motor encounters a hard stop while moving, the DSM will attempt to move the pedals in the opposite direction. If the DSM does not see any pedal movement via the Hall-effect switch during this attempt, DTC B1987 will be set and the adjustable pedal system will be disabled.

OBDII Code B1987 - Pedal Forward / Rearward Motor Stalled -
B1987 Code - Pedal Forward / Rearward Motor Stalled

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