Engine-Codes - Generic - B1589

B1589 - Autolamp Delay Increase Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

B1589 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code B1589

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 B1589 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1589 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)

B1589 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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