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B1217 KIA - Rear Right Sensor Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1217 KIA Possible Causes

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

How is the B1217 KIA 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 B1217 KIA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1217 KIA 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)

B1217 KIA Meaning

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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