Engine-Codes - Chevrolet - B1529 CHEVROLET

B1529 CHEVROLET - Control Module Voltage Reference Output 5 Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1529 CHEVROLET Possible Causes

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

How is the B1529 CHEVROLET 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.

Tech Notes

B1529 03: Control Module Voltage Reference Output 5 Circuit Low Voltage
B1529 07: Control Module Voltage Reference Output 5 Circuit High Voltage

What is the cost to diagnose the B1529 CHEVROLET code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1529 CHEVROLET 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 CHEVROLET Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) supplies voltage to the steering wheel control switches and monitors the reindicator. Each switch state is associated to a set resistance value and when pressed a specific voltage drop occurs across the resistor unique to the switch. The BCM identifies the switch selection and activates the feature.

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