Engine-Codes - Generic - B1561

B1561 Code - Door Lock Cylinder Circuit Short To Battery

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1561?

  • Faulty Door Lock Cylinder
  • Door Lock Cylinder harness is open or shorted
  • Door Lock Cylinder circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1561 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 B1561?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1561 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 B1561 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1561 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Door Lock Cylinder. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Door Lock Cylinder is not to factory specifications.

Door Lock Cylinder Circuit Short To Battery

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