Engine-Codes - Pontiac - B1379 PONTIAC

B1379 PONTIAC - Ignition 3 Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

B1379 PONTIAC Possible Causes

  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)
  • Body Control Module (BCM) harness is open or shorted
  • Body Control Module (BCM) circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)

How do I fix code B1379 PONTIAC

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 connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the B1379 PONTIAC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1379 PONTIAC 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)

B1379 PONTIAC Meaning

The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) B1379 will set if IGNITION 3 is not active after IGNITION 1 has been active for 20 seconds. When DTC is present, SERVICE VEHICLE SOON indicator illuminates and check gauges chime will sound. A current DTC B1379 will clear when the fault is no longer present and the ignition switch is cycled. A history DTC B1379 clears when module ignition cycle counter reaches reset threshold, without a repeat of malfunction.

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