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B0981 Buick Code - Transmission Winter Mode Switch Short to Ground

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B0981 Buick?

  • Faulty Transmission Winter Mode Switch
  • Transmission Winter Mode Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Transmission Winter Mode Switch circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B0981 Buick Code?

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 Code B0981 Buick?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0981 Buick 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.

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|What are Code B0981 Buick Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B0981 Buick Code Mean?

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Transmission Winter Mode Switch. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Transmission Winter Mode Switch is not to factory specifications.

Transmission Winter Mode Switch Short to Ground

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