B1517 - Battery Voltage Low/High Voltage

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

B1517 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Control Module Power
  • Control Module Power harness is open or shorted
  • Control Module Power circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B1517 code

    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 terminals.

B1517 Tech Notes

- B1517 03: Battery Voltage Low Voltage
- B1517 07: Battery Voltage High Voltage
- B1517 5A : Battery Voltage Not Plausible

Cost of diagnosing the B1517 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1517 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.

B1517 Possible Symptoms

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

B1517 Meaning

The vehicle control modules or sensors monitor the system voltage to verify the system voltage is within the normal operating range. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) sets the OBDII code when the Control Module Power is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1517 - Battery Voltage Low/High Voltage - Engine-Codes.com

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