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B1170 ACURA - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With VSA Modulator-Control Unit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1170 ACURA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) Modulator-Control Unit
  • Faulty Gauge Control Module
  • Gauge Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Gauge Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

How is the B1170 ACURA 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 B1170 ACURA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1170 ACURA 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)

B1170 ACURA Meaning

The Gauge Control Module monitors the Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) Modulator-Control Unit. The Gauge Control Module sets the OBDII code when the VSA Modulator-Control Unit communication is not to factory specifications.

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