Engine-Codes - Ram - B1217 RAM

B1217 RAM - Left Heated Seat LO Indicator Control Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1217 RAM Possible Causes

  • Faulty Left Heated Seat Switch
  • Left Heated Seat Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Left Heated Seat Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Cluster

How is the B1217 RAM 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 B1217 RAM code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1217 RAM 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)

B1217 RAM Meaning

The Instrument Cluster monitors the Left Heated Seat Switch. This code is set immediately when the Cluster detects low voltage on the heated seat indicator control circuit.

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