Engine-Codes - Generic - B0550

B0550 Code - Odometer Circuit General Memory Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B0550 code possible causes

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

|How is the B0550 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 B0550 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0550 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 B0550 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B0550 code meaning?

The instrument cluster is equipped with odometers that indicate the distance traveled by the vehicle. One type of odometer is the season odometer where the travelled distance can not be reset by the driver. This information is also stored in the Body Control Module (BCM). In addition to storing the season odometer value for the vehicle, the instrument cluster and the BCM store the VIN. Software checks are performed to ensure these modules, and their stored season odometer information, can not be moved or transferred between different vehicles.

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