B116A - Handset Microphone General Electrical Failure

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

B116A Possible Causes

  • Faulty Handset Microphone
  • Handset Microphone harness is open or shorted
  • Handset Microphone circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM)

First diagnose B116A 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 B116A code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B116A 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.

B116A Possible Symptoms

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

B116A Meaning

The Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) monitors the Handset Microphone. The APIM sets the OBDII code when it detects a short to voltage, short to ground or an open on the microphone circuits.
OBDII Code B116A - Handset Microphone General Electrical Failure - Engine-Codes.com

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