B161E Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes
B161E – Reading Lamp Control Circuit Short To Ground
B161E Possible Symptoms
Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B161E Possible Causes
Faulty Reading Lamp,Reading Lamp harness is open or shorted,Reading Lamp circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)
The Body Control Module (BCM) provides a battery voltage output to certain switched lamps through the reading lamp circuit. These lamps use a switched path to ground for illumination. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the BCM detects a short to ground on the Reading Lamps Driver circuit for more than two seconds.