B196B Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

B196B – Power Liftgate Close Direction Excessive Time


B196B Possible Symptoms


Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


B196B Possible Causes


Binding Liftgate,Faulty Liftgate Drive Unit,Liftgate Drive Unit harness is open or shorted,Liftgate Drive Unit circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Power Liftgate Module


B196B Description


The Power Liftgate Module monitors the Power Liftgate Close Direction. The Power Liftgate Module sets the OBDII code when the drive motor has taken longer than 15 seconds to complete a close command or 20 seconds with the engine cranking.