B1176 - Passenger Door Ajar Switch General Electrical Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1176 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passenger Door Ajar Switch
  • Passenger Door Ajar Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Passenger Door Ajar Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

First diagnose B1176 code

    Check 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B1176 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1176 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.

B1176 Possible Symptoms

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

B1176 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Passenger Door Ajar Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the BCM detects an open from the right front door ajar circuit.
OBDII Code B1176 - Passenger Door Ajar Switch General Electrical Failure - Engine-Codes.com

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B1176 Information for specific makes

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  • B1176 FORD Passenger Door Ajar Switch General Electrical Failure
  • B1176 HONDA Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Short
  • B1176 LINCOLN Passenger Door Ajar Switch General Electrical Failure
  • B1176 MAZDA Front Door Latch Switch Right Circuit Malfunction
  • B1176 MERCURY Passenger Door Ajar Switch General Electrical Failure

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