Engine-Codes - Generic - B1444

B1444 - Door Handle Switch Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1444 Possible Causes

  • 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 is the B1444 code repair?

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 B1444 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1444 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)

B1444 Meaning

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.

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