Engine-Codes - Generic - B1449

B1449 - Wiper Park Sense Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1449 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Wiper Park Sense
  • Wiper Park Sense harness is open or shorted
  • Wiper Park Sense circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1449?

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 B1449 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1449 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)

B1449 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Wiper Park Sense. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Wiper Park Sense is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1449 HYUNDAI Passenger Occupant Classification System Communication Error
  • B1449 KIA Passenger Occupant Classification System Communication Error

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