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B2490 Code - Underhood Lamp Output Circuit Short To Battery

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By - Updated Dec 09, 2019
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|Code B2490 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Underhood Lamp
  • Underhood Lamp harness is open or shorted
  • Underhood Lamp circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B2490?

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 B2490?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2490 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 B2490 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2490 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Underhood Lamp. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Underhood Lamp is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B2490 - Underhood Lamp Output Circuit Short To Battery -
B2490 Code - Underhood Lamp Output Circuit Short To Battery

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