Engine-Codes - Generic - B1219

B1219 - Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1219 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch
  • Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM)

How is the B1219 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

B1219:12 Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch: Circuit Short To Battery
B1219:23 Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch: Signal Stuck Low

What is the cost to diagnose the B1219 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1219 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)

B1219 Meaning

The Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM) monitors the Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch. The LTM sets the OBDII code when the Interior Boot/Trunk Release Switch is not to factory specifications.

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