Engine-Codes - Generic - B14AA

B14AA - Demand Lamp Output Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B14AA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Demand Lamp
  • Demand Lamp harness is open or shorted
  • Demand Lamp circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B14AA 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.

Tech Notes

B14AA:11 Demand Lamp Output Circuit Short To Ground
B14AA:15 Demand Lamp Output Circuit Short To Battery or Open

What is the cost to diagnose the B14AA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B14AA 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)

B14AA Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Demand Lamp. The BCM sets the OBDII code when it detects a short to ground, short to battery or open from the demand lighting output circuit.

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