Engine-Codes - Generic - B1230

B1230 - Short In The Sunlight Sensor Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

B1230 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Sunlight Sensor
  • Sunlight Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Sunlight Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Climate Control Unit

How do I fix code B1230

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 connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the B1230 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1230 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)

B1230 Meaning

The Climate Control Unit monitors the Sunlight Sensor. The Climate Control Unit sets the OBDII code when the Sunlight Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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