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B2496 Code - Anti-Theft Horn Output Circuit Short To Ground

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By - Updated Dec 09, 2019
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|Code B2496 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Anti-Theft Horn
  • Anti-Theft Horn harness is open or shorted
  • Anti-Theft Horn circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B2496?

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 B2496?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2496 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 B2496 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2496 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Anti-Theft Horn. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Anti-Theft Horn is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B2496 - Anti-Theft Horn Output Circuit Short To Ground -
B2496 Code - Anti-Theft Horn Output Circuit Short To Ground

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