B1597 - Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Forward Switch Circuit Short to Ground

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

B1597 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Forward Switch
  • Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Forward Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Forward Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

First diagnose B1597 code

    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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B1597 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1597 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.

B1597 Possible Symptoms

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

B1597 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Forward Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Forward Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1597 - Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Forward Switch Circuit Short to Ground - Engine-Codes.com

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