Engine-Codes - Saturn - B1448 SATURN

B1448 SATURN - Accessory Power Relay Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1448 SATURN Possible Causes

  • Faulty Accessory Power Relay
  • Accessory Power Relay harness is open or shorted
  • Accessory Power Relay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Rear Wiper Motor
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B1448 SATURN 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 B1448 SATURN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1448 SATURN 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B1448 SATURN Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) supplies accessory voltage as required for the Rear Wiper Motor and controls the Rear wiper and washer relay through the accessory voltage circuit from BCM harness. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set only when the output is activated and there is a short to ground in the accessory voltage circuit.

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