Engine-Codes - Generic - B1579

B1579 Code - Dim Panel Increase Input Circuit Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B1579 code possible causes

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

|How is the B1579 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 B1579 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1579 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 B1579 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B1579 code meaning?

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

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