Engine-Codes - Generic - B1538

B1538 Code - Memory 2 Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1538?

  • Faulty Memory 2 Switch
  • Memory 2 Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Memory 2 Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1538 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 B1538?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1538 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 B1538 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1538 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Memory 2 Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Memory 2 Switch is not to factory specifications.

Memory 2 Switch Circuit Short To Ground

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