B2838 - Driver Information Center Reset Switch Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B2838 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Driver Information Center (DIC) Reset Switch
  • Driver Information Center Reset Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Driver Information Center Reset Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)

How do I fix code B2838?

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.

Cost of diagnosing the B2838 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2838 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B2838 Description

The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) monitors the Driver Information Center (DIC) mode switch and the DIC reset switch in order to perform certain functions. The IPC detects a switch activation when the signal circuit is low. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets if the IPC detects that the reset switch signal circuit is low for greater than 60 seconds.
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