Engine-Codes - Generic - B1598

B1598 - Drivers Seat Seatback Autoglide Rearward Switch Circuit Short to Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1598 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)

How is the B1598 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 B1598 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1598 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)

B1598 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.

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