Engine-Codes - Generic - B1173

B1173 Code - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1173?

  • 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

|How to Fix the B1173 Code?

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 Code B1173?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1173 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.

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|What are Code B1173 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1173 Code Mean?

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.

Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit

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|Code 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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