Engine-Codes - Generic - B1529

B1529 - Memory Set Switch Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

B1529 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1529

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 B1529 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1529 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1529 Meaning

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

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Information for specific makes

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  • B1529 CADILLAC Control Module Voltage Reference Output 5 Circuit
  • B1529 CHEVROLET Control Module Voltage Reference Output 5 Circuit
  • B1529 GMC Control Module Voltage Reference Output 5 Circuit

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