B1518 - Seat Driver Occupied Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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

B1518 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Seat Driver Occupied Switch
  • Seat Driver Occupied Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Seat Driver Occupied Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1518

    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 B1518 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1518 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.

B1518 Possible Symptoms

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

B1518 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Seat Driver Occupied Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Seat Driver Occupied Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1518 - Seat Driver Occupied Switch Circuit Short To Ground - Engine-Codes.com

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