Engine-Codes - Generic - B1520

B1520 Code - Hood Switch Circuit Open

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1520?

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

|How to Fix the B1520 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 B1520?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1520 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 B1520 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1520 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Hood Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Hood Switch is not to factory specifications.

Hood Switch Circuit Open

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