B0197 - Front Blower Motor Speed Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B0197 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Front Blower Motor
  • Front Blower Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Front Blower Motor circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B0197 code

    Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B0197 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B0197 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

B0197 Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

B0197 Meaning

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Control Module monitors the Front Blower Motor. The HVAC sets the OBDII code when the Front Blower Motor is not to factory specifications.
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