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B1217 KIA Code - Rear Right Sensor Fault

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1217 KIA?

  • Dirty Rear Right Sensor
  • Faulty Rear Right Sensor
  • Rear Right Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Rear Right Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B1217 KIA 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 B1217 KIA?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1217 KIA 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 B1217 KIA Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1217 KIA Code Mean?

RPAS is a Rear Parking Assistant System. It has a supersonic sensor which radiates supersonic to rear side of the vehicle to detect supersonic reflected from an obstacle. It consist of 4 sensor and calculates distances between vehicle and obstacle if it detects reflected supersonic. BCM receive the signal of calculated distances by LIN communication. It warns being obstacle to drivers through buzzer or displaying on cluster according to distance from obstacle. Warning level is divided into 3 step. (warning level rises progressively according to distance from obstacle).

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B1217 KIA Code - Rear Right Sensor Fault

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