Engine-Codes - Generic - B1988

B1988 Code - Pedal Position Forward Switch Circuit Short to Battery

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1988?

  • Faulty Pedal Position Forward Switch
  • Pedal Position Forward Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Pedal Position Forward Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1988 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 B1988?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1988 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 B1988 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1988 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Pedal Position Forward Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Pedal Position Forward Switch is not to factory specifications.

B1988 Code - Pedal Position Forward Switch Circuit Short to Battery

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