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PIT5184 Various Concerns Related To The IP Backlighting Cruise Control Steering Wheel Controls Horn - (Oct 12 2012) Steering Wheel Accessory Controls

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#PIT5184: Various Concerns Related To The IP Backlighting Cruise Control Steering Wheel Controls Horn - (Oct 12, 2012) Steering Wheel Accessory Controls

Models: 2007-2013 Cadillac Escalade Models
2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe
2007-2013 GMC Sierra, Yukon Models

The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) describedin this PI.

Condition/Concern

Some owners may comment on any of the following issues and may have DTC's B0835, B3794,and/or B2610 set in the BCM:

IP backlighting flashes, flickers or inoperativeUnwanted horn activationRadio controls inoperative or unwanted activationOnStar unwanted activationCruise control inoperative

Inspect for a short to ground on the steering wheel near the SIR coil connector X2,see picture below. Depending on which circuit is shorted, this will cause any ofthe various symptoms mentioned above.

#PIT5184: Various Concerns Related To The IP Backlighting Cruise Control Steering Wheel Controls Horn - (Oct 12, 2012) Steering Wheel Accessory Controls

Recommendation/Instructions

Make necessary repairs to any shorted circuits and then position the wiring so itwill no longer make contact with the steering wheel.

Warranty Information

For vehicles repaired under warranty, please use the appropriate warranty labor operationbased on the actual cause and repair. The latest version of bulletin 10-00-89-005:"Warranty Administration - Revised Wiring Repair Labor Operations and Required AdditionalInformation" can used as a reference.

Please follow this diagnostic or repair process thoroughly and complete each step.If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing every step, the remainingsteps do not need to be performed.

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#PIT5184: Various Concerns Related To The IP Backlighting Cruise Control Steering Wheel Controls Horn - (Oct 12, 2012) Steering Wheel Accessory Controls

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