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B2601 Code - DRL Relay Control Circuit Shorted To Ground

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By - Updated Jan 07, 2020
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|Code B2601 Possible Causes

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

|How do I Fix the Code B2601?

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 B2601?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2601 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 B2601 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2601 Description

The Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Relay is controlled by the Body Control Module (BCM). Ignition positive voltage is applied to the DRL relay coil. The BCM grounds the DRL relay control circuit in order to turn on the DRL relay. When the DRL relay control circuit becomes shorted to ground, DTC B2601 is set.

OBDII Code B2601 - DRL Relay Control Circuit Shorted To Ground -
B2601 Code - DRL Relay Control Circuit Shorted To Ground

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