B1596 - Service Continuous Codes

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1596 Possible Causes

  • Check other ABS codes

How do I fix code B1596

    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.

B1596 Tech Notes

This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) does not indicate a malfunction of the ABS. If other DTCs are present, REPAIR them before.

Cost of diagnosing the B1596 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1596 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.

B1596 Possible Symptoms

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

B1596 Meaning

Some Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) cannot be detected by the ABS module until the ignition switch is cycled from ON to OFF and back to ON again. When DTCs are cleared using the scan tool, the ignition switch needs to be cycled in order to clear this DTC and have the ABS module check for other DTCs.
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