Engine-Codes - Generic - B1397

B1397 - Power Door Unlock Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1397 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1397?

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 B1397 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1397 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)

B1397 Meaning

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

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