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B1911 OLDSMOBILE

B1911 OLDSMOBILE - Generator L Terminal Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1911 OLDSMOBILE Possible Causes

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

First diagnose B1911 OLDSMOBILE code

    Check 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B1911 OLDSMOBILE code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1911 OLDSMOBILE 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.

B1911 OLDSMOBILE Possible Symptoms

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

B1911 OLDSMOBILE Meaning

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.
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