Engine-Codes - Generic - B1588

B1588 - Autolamp Delay Increase Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1588 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Autolamp Delay
  • Autolamp Delay harness is open or shorted
  • Autolamp Delay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B1588 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 B1588 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1588 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)

B1588 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Autolamp Delay. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Autolamp Delay is not to factory specifications.

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