B1169 - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With PCM

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

B1169 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • Faulty Gauge Control Module
  • Gauge Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Gauge Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B1169 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 B1169 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1169 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.

B1169 Possible Symptoms

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

B1169 Meaning

The Gauge Control Module monitors the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The Gauge Control Module sets the OBDII code when the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) communication (A/T Messages) is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1169 - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With PCM - Engine-Codes.com

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B1169 Information for specific makes

  • B1169 ACURA Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With PCM
  • B1169 HONDA Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With PCM

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