Engine-Codes - Generic - B1522

B1522 - Hood Switch Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1522 Possible Causes

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

How is the B1522 code repair?

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 B1522 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1522 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B1522 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.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1522 BUICK Trip Driver Information Center Switch Signal Short To Ground
  • B1522 CADILLAC Trip Driver Information Center Switch Signal Short To Ground
  • B1522 CHEVROLET Trip Driver Information Center Switch Signal Short To Ground
  • B1522 GMC Trip Driver Information Center Switch Signal Short To Ground

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