B1520 - Hood Switch Circuit Open

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

B1520 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1520

    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 B1520 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1520 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.

B1520 Possible Symptoms

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

B1520 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Hood Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Hood Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1520 - Hood Switch Circuit Open - Engine-Codes.com

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