B101E - Electronic Control Unit Software

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

B101E Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electronic Control Unit
  • Electronic Control Unit harness is open or shorted
  • Electronic Control Unit circuit poor electrical connection

B101E Tech Notes

B101E 00 Electronic Control Unit Software Malfunction
B101E 31 Electronic Control Unit Software Internal Checksum Error
B101E 32 Electronic Control Unit Software General Memory Malfunction
B101E 41 Electronic Control Unit Software Not Programmed
B101E 42 Electronic Control Unit Software Calibration Not Programmed
B101E 43 Electronic Control Unit Software EEPROM Incorrect Programming
B101E 44 Electronic Control Unit Software Security Access Not Activated
B101E 45 Electronic Control Unit Software Variant Not Programmed
B101E 46 Electronic Control Unit Software Configuration Not Programmed
B101E 47 Electronic Control Unit Software VIN Not Programmed
B101E 48 Electronic Control Unit Software Security Code Not Programmed
B101E 4A Electronic Control Unit Software Programming Checksum Error
B101E 4B Electronic Control Unit Software Calibration Not Learned
B101E 4C Electronic Control Unit Software DTC Memory Full

Cost of diagnosing the B101E code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B101E 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.

B101E Possible Symptoms

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

B101E Meaning

Some control modules must be configured with specific software, serial numbers, vehicle options, or other information. If a control module was not properly configured after installation that module may set Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) B101E. The symptom byte listed in the DTC Descriptor is for engineering reference only. No external circuit diagnosis is involved.
OBDII Code B101E - Electronic Control Unit Software - Engine-Codes.com

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