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B1988 Code - Pedal Position Forward Switch Circuit Short to Battery

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Aug 03, 2019
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|Code B1988 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Pedal Position Forward Switch
  • Pedal Position Forward Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Pedal Position Forward Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B1988?

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 B1988?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1988 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 B1988 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B1988 Description

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

OBDII Code B1988 - Pedal Position Forward Switch Circuit Short to Battery -
B1988 Code - Pedal Position Forward Switch Circuit Short to Battery

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