Engine-Codes - Generic - B1514

B1514 - Driver Door Handle Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1514 Possible Causes

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

How is the B1514 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 B1514 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1514 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)

B1514 Meaning

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

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