Engine-Codes - Dodge - B1208 DODGE

B1208 DODGE - Anti-Theft Indicator Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1208 DODGE Possible Causes

  • Faulty VTA Security Indicator
  • VTA Security Indicator harness is open or shorted
  • VTA Security Indicator circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Cluster (IC)
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B1208 DODGE 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.

Tech Notes

B1208-11-ANTI-THEFT INDICATOR - CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND
B1208-15-ANTI-THEFT INDICATOR - CIRCUIT SHORT TO BATTERY OR OPEN

What is the cost to diagnose the B1208 DODGE code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1208 DODGE 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)

B1208 DODGE Meaning

When the enable conditions are correct, the Body Control Module (BCM) provides a voltage output to the Security Indicator lamp located in the Instrument Cluster. The BCM sets the OBDII code when it detects a voltage below 0.30 of a volt for the period of less than one second on the VTA Security Indicator circuit.

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