Engine-Codes - Generic - B1169

B1169 - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With PCM

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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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

How is the B1169 code repair?

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 B1169 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose 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.
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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.

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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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