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B1911 OLDSMOBILE Code - Generator L Terminal Malfunction

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|What are the Possible Causes of the B1911 OLDSMOBILE Code?

  • Faulty Generator (Alternator)
  • Generator harness is open or shorted
  • Generator circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B1911 OLDSMOBILE 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 B1911 OLDSMOBILE code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1911 OLDSMOBILE 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 B1911 OLDSMOBILE code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1911 OLDSMOBILE Code Mean?

The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) B1911 indicates a circuit malfunction is preventing the generator from charging. DTC B1911 will set when the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) determines that the circuit is grounded by the generator with the ignition switch in the RUN position and engine speed is greater than 600 RPM. This test is only performed when the ignition switch is in the RUN position, IPC measures engine speed greater than 600 RPM and vehicle diagnostics is not active. When DTC B1911 is set, IPC will display BATTERY NOT CHARGING message and the battery indicator will illuminate.

Generator L Terminal Malfunction

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