Engine-Codes - Generic - B1488

B1488 - Door Handle Right Front Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

B1488 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Door Handle Right Front Sensor
  • Door Handle Right Front Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Door Handle Right Front Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1488

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 B1488 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1488 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)

B1488 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Door Handle Right Front Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Door Handle Right Front Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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