Engine-Codes - Generic - B1391

B1391 - Oil Level Switch Circuit Failure

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

B1391 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1391

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 B1391 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1391 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)

B1391 Meaning

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

B1391 More Information

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Information for specific makes

  • B1391 HYUNDAI Passenger Seat Track Position Sensor Short Or Short To Battery
  • B1391 KIA Passenger Seat Track Position Sensor Short Or Short To Battery

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