Engine-Codes - Generic - B1461

B1461 - Wiper Washer Pump Motor Relay Coil Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1461 Possible Causes

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

How is the B1461 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 B1461 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1461 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)

B1461 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Wiper Washer Pump Motor Relay. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Wiper Washer Pump Motor Relay is not to factory specifications.

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