B1438 - Wiper Mode Select Switch Circuit Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1438 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Wiper Mode Select Switch
  • Wiper Mode Select Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Wiper Mode Select Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1438

    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 B1438 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1438 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.

B1438 Possible Symptoms

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

B1438 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Wiper Mode Select Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Wiper Mode Select Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1438 - Wiper Mode Select Switch Circuit Failure - Engine-Codes.com

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