B1603 - Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator Circuit Failure

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

B1603 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator
  • Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator harness is open or shorted
  • Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

First diagnose B1603 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 B1603 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1603 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.

B1603 Possible Symptoms

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

B1603 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1603 - Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator Circuit Failure - Engine-Codes.com

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