B16E7 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

B16E7 – License Plate Lamp Control Circuit

 

B16E7 Possible Symptoms

 

Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

 

B16E7 Possible Causes

 

Faulty License Plate Lamp,License Plate Lamp harness is open or shorted,License Plate Lamp circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Rear Camera,Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

 

B16E7 Description

 

The Body Control Module (BCM) receives the input from the headlamp switch requesting lamp illumination. The BCM provides a Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) voltage output through the license plate lamp control circuit. The control circuit connects to the License Plate Lamps, which are part of the Park Lamp lighting system. A ground path for the lamps is present through the harness to the body sheet metal. For additional information on the Park Lamps operation. When the Body Control Module (BCM) detects a low condition on the License Plate Lamp Driver circuit sets the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC).