Engine-Codes - Generic - B1518

B1518 Code - Seat Driver Occupied Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1518?

  • 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 to Fix the B1518 Code?

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 Code B1518?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1518 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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|What are Code B1518 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1518 Code Mean?

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.

B1518 Code - Seat Driver Occupied Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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