B096A - Hazard Lamps Switch Backlight Circuit Short to Ground
B096A Possible Causes
- Faulty Hazard Lamps Switch
- Hazard Lamps Switch harness is open or shorted
- Hazard Lamps Switch circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)
How is the B096A 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 B096A code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the B096A 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.
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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B096A MeaningThe Body Control Module (BCM) supplies a voltage reference through the instrument panel cluster dimming voltage reference circuit to the instrument panel cluster lamps dimmer switch, which is part of the headlamp switch. When the dimmer switch is placed in a desired brightness position, reference voltage is applied through the dimmer switch rheostat and the cluster lamps dimmer switch signal circuit to the BCM. The BCM interprets this voltage signal, then applies a Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) voltage to the LED dimming supply circuit to all related interior lamps, illuminating them to the desired level of brightness.
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