Engine-Codes - Generic - B1565

B1565 - Door Ajar Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1565 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1565?

Check 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.

Cost of diagnosing the B1565 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1565 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)

B1565 Meaning

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

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