Engine-Codes - Generic - B116A

B116A Code - Handset Microphone General Electrical Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B116A code possible causes

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

|How is the B116A 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 B116A code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B116A 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 B116A code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B116A code 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.

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