Engine-Codes - Generic - B1543

B1543 - Seat Direction Switch Assembly Circuit Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1543 Possible Causes

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

How is the B1543 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 B1543 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1543 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)

B1543 Meaning

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

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