Engine-Codes - Generic - B1896

B1896 Code - Drivers/Passengers Door Ajar Output Circuit Short to Battery

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1896?

  • Faulty Drivers/Passengers Door Ajar Switch
  • Drivers/Passengers Door Ajar Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Drivers/Passengers Door Ajar Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1896 Code?

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 Code B1896?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1896 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.

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|What are Code B1896 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1896 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Drivers/Passengers Door Ajar Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Drivers/Passengers Door Ajar Switch is not to factory specifications.

B1896 Code - Drivers/Passengers Door Ajar Output Circuit Short to Battery

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