Engine-Codes - Generic - B1386

B1386 - Oil Level Lamp Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1386 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 is the B1386 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 B1386 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1386 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)

B1386 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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