Engine-Codes - Chevrolet - B096A CHEVROLET

B096A CHEVROLET - Hazard Lamps Switch Backlight Circuit Short to Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B096A CHEVROLET 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 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 B096A CHEVROLET code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B096A CHEVROLET 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B096A CHEVROLET Meaning

The 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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