Engine-Codes - Generic - B1226

B1226 - Short In The In-Car Temperature Sensor Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1226 Possible Causes

  • Faulty In-Car Temperature Sensor
  • In-Car Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • In-Car Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Climate Control Unit

How is the B1226 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 B1226 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1226 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1226 Meaning

The Climate Control Unit monitors the In-Car Temperature Sensor. The Climate Control Unit sets the OBDII code when the In-Car Temperature Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1226 ACURA Short In The In-Car Temperature Sensor Circuit
  • B1226 CHRYSLER Rear Wiper Indicator Control Circuit High
  • B1226 DODGE Rear Wiper Indicator Control Circuit High
  • B1226 HONDA Short In The In-Car Temperature Sensor Circuit
  • B1226 JEEP Rear Wiper Indicator Control Circuit High
  • B1226 RAM Rear Wiper Indicator Control Circuit High

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