Engine-Codes - Generic - B162E

B162E Code - Right Low Beam Control Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B162E code possible causes

  • Faulty Right Low Beam Bulb
  • Right Low Beam Bulb harness is open or shorted
  • Right Low Beam Bulb circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How is the B162E 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.

|B162E code tech notes

B162A-11 RIGHT LOW BEAM CONTROL CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND BASE
B162A-11 RIGHT LOW BEAM CONTROL CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND PREMIUM
B162A-15 RIGHT LOW BEAM CONTROL CIRCUIT SHORT TO BATTERY OR OPEN BASE
B162A-15 RIGHT LOW BEAM CONTROL CIRCUIT SHORT TO BATTERY OR OPEN PREMIUM

|What is the cost to diagnose the B162E code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B162E code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are B162E code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B162E code meaning?

The Body Control Module (BCM) receives the input from the headlamp switch requesting low beam lamp illumination. The BCM provides a voltage output through the low beam driver circuit. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Right Low Beam Control Circuit is not to factory specifications.

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