B1173 - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit

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

B1173 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Control Unit
  • Faulty Gauge Control Module
  • Gauge Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Gauge Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

Cost of diagnosing the B1173 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1173 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.

B1173 Possible Symptoms

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

B1173 Meaning

The Gauge Control Module monitors the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Control Unit. The Gauge Control Module sets the OBDII code when the TPMS Control Unit communication is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1173 - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit - Engine-Codes.com

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B1173 Information for specific makes

  • B1173 ACURA Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit
  • B1173 HONDA Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit

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