Engine-Codes - Generic - B1473

B1473 - Wiper Low Speed Circuit Motor Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1473 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Wiper Low Speed Switch
  • Wiper Low Speed Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Wiper Low Speed Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B1473 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 B1473 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1473 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)

B1473 Meaning

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

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