B1480 BUICK - Battery Rundown Protection Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1480 BUICK Possible Causes

  • Faulty Inadvertent Power Relay
  • Inadvertent Power Relay harness is open or shorted
  • Inadvertent Power Relay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1480 BUICK

    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 B1480 BUICK code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1480 BUICK 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.

B1480 BUICK Possible Symptoms

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

B1480 BUICK Meaning

The Battery Rundown Protection function allows the Body Control Module (BCM) to disable courtesy lights, cargo lights and underhood light 40 minutes after the ignition is turned off. The BCM monitors the output of the inadvertent power relay. When BCM commands the Inadvertent Power Relay on and there is no voltage at BCM connector 0.5 seconds, Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set. DTC will not set if system voltage is not 9-16 volts. When DTC is set, courtesy lights, cargo lights, and underhood light will be disabled.
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