Engine-Codes - Generic - B1898

B1898 Code - Chime Input 2 Circuit Short to Ground

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What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1898?

  • Faulty Chime
  • Chime harness is open or shorted
  • Chime circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How to Fix the B1898 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 B1898?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1898 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 B1898 Possible Symptoms?

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

What Does the B1898 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Chime Input. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Chime Input is not to factory specifications.

B1898 Code - Chime Input 2 Circuit Short to Ground

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