B1700 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

B1700 – Passengers Seatbelt Tension Reducer Circuit Short to Ground

 

B1700 Possible Symptoms

 

Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

 

B1700 Possible Causes

 

Faulty Passengers Seatbelt Tension Reducer,Passengers Seatbelt Tension Reducer harness is open or shorted,Passengers Seatbelt Tension Reducer circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

 

B1700 Description

 

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Passengers Seatbelt Tension Reducer. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Passengers Seatbelt Tension Reducer is not to factory specifications.