B0540 GMC - Speedometer Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B0540 GMC 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)

First diagnose B0540 GMC code

    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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B0540 GMC code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B0540 GMC code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

B0540 GMC Possible Symptoms

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

B0540 GMC 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.
OBDII Code B0540 GMC - Speedometer Circuit - Engine-Codes.com

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