Engine-Codes - Chevrolet - B0688 CHEVROLET

B0688 CHEVROLET Code - Security System Indicator Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B0688 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 Body Control Module (BCM)

|How is the B0688 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 B0688 CHEVROLET code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0688 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 B0688 CHEVROLET code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B0688 CHEVROLET code meaning?

The security indicator is controlled by the Body Control Module (BCM) based on commands from the immobilizer system or the Content Theft Deterrent (CTD) system. With the ignition OFF, the security indicator is commanded by the CTD system. With the ignition ON, the security indicator is commanded by the immobilizer system. The security indicator is located in the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) and is supplied B+ at all times. When the immobilizer or CTD system requests the indicator be commanded ON, the BCM grounds the security indicator control circuit, illuminating the indicator.

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