Engine-Codes - Generic - B1383

B1383 - Oil Level Lamp Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1383 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Oil Level Lamp
  • Oil Level Lamp harness is open or shorted
  • Oil Level Lamp circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How do I fix code B1383?

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 B1383 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1383 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)

B1383 Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Oil Level Lamp. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Oil Level Lamp is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1383 HYUNDAI Front-Passenger Side Airbag Resistance Too Low
  • B1383 KIA Front-Passenger Side Airbag Resistance Too Low

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