Engine-Codes - Generic - B1442

B1442 Code - Door Handle Switch Circuit Failure

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1442?

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

|How to Fix the B1442 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 Code B1442?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1442 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.

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|What are Code B1442 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1442 Code Mean?

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

Door Handle Switch Circuit Failure

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|Code B1442 Information for Specific Makes

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