Engine-Codes - Generic - B1169

B1169 Code - 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 code 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'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.

|What are B1169 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B1169 code 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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|B1169 code 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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