B1179 ACURA - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With Electrical Compass Unit

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

B1179 ACURA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electrical Compass Unit
  • Faulty Gauge Control Module
  • Gauge Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Gauge Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B1179 ACURA 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 B1179 ACURA code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1179 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.

B1179 ACURA Possible Symptoms

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

B1179 ACURA Meaning

The Gauge Control Module monitors the Electrical Compass Unit. The Gauge Control Module sets the OBDII code when the Electrical Compass Unit communication is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1179 ACURA - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With Electrical Compass Unit - Engine-Codes.com

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