Engine-Codes - Generic - B0197

B0197 Code - Front Blower Motor Speed Circuit Open

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- Repair Importance Level: 1/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B0197?

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

|How to Fix the B0197 Code?

Start by checking 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 connector's pins.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B0197?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0197 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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|What are Code B0197 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B0197 Code Mean?

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.

Front Blower Motor Speed Circuit Open

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