Engine-Codes - Chevrolet - B0540 CHEVROLET

B0540 CHEVROLET Code - Speedometer Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B0540 CHEVROLET code possible causes

  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) harness is open or shorted
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

|How is the B0540 CHEVROLET code repair?

Start by checking 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.

|What is the cost to diagnose the B0540 CHEVROLET code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0540 CHEVROLET code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are B0540 CHEVROLET code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B0540 CHEVROLET code meaning?

The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) monitors the vehicle speed signal to determine the speedometer position. If the IPC determines the vehicle speed signal voltage is out of the normal operating range, a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set.

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