Engine-Codes - Generic - B1605

B1605 - Lamp Anti-Theft Indicator Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1605 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)

How is the B1605 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 B1605 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1605 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)

B1605 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.

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