Engine-Codes - Generic - B1551

B1551 Code - Decklid Release Circuit Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B1551 code possible causes

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

|How is the B1551 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 B1551 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1551 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.

|What are B1551 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B1551 code meaning?

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

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