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B2479 Code - Brake Park Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Dec 09, 2019
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|Code B2479 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Brake Park Switch
  • Brake Park Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Brake Park Switch circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B2479?

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 B2479?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2479 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 B2479 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2479 Description

The Instrument Cluster (IC) uses 3 basic messaged inputs to control the brake warning indicator. The first 2 are the parking brake warning indicator switch and brake fluid level switch. The third is for the Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), controlled by the ABS. The parking brake warning indicator switch and the brake fluid level switch status are sent from the Smart Junction Box (SJB) over the Medium Speed Controller Area Network (MS-CAN) communication bus. The EBD message is sent from the ABS module over the High Speed Controller Area Network (HS-CAN) communication bus lines.

OBDII Code B2479 - Brake Park Switch Circuit Short To Ground -
B2479 Code - Brake Park Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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