Engine-Codes - Generic - B1289

B1289 Code - Video Display Brightness Control Signal

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1289?

  • Faulty Video Display
  • Video Display harness is open or shorted
  • Video Display circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B1289 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.

|Code B1289 Tech Notes

DTC B1289 01 Video Display Brightness Control Signal Short to Battery
DTC B1289 02 Video Display Brightness Control Signal Short to Ground
DTC B1289 04 Video Display Brightness Control Signal Open Circuit

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1289?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1289 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 B1289 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1289 Code Mean?

The radio can control the video display brightness on vehicles equipped with Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) video. The radio varies a Pulse With Modulated (PWM) signal to the rear entertainment video screen to command the screen brightness to the desired level. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the radio detects a short to voltage, short to ground, or an open/high resistance in the video display brightness control circuit 400 ms after the radio activates the remote enable circuit.

Video Display Brightness Control Signal

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