Engine-Codes - Generic - B1396

B1396 Code - Power Door Lock Circuit Short To Battery

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|What are the Possible Causes of the B1396 Code?

  • Faulty Power Door Lock
  • Power Door Lock harness is open or shorted
  • Power Door Lock circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1396 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.

|What is the cost to diagnose the B1396 code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1396 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.

|What are B1396 code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1396 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Power Door Lock. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Power Door Lock is not to factory specifications.

Power Door Lock Circuit Short To Battery

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