Engine-Codes - Ford - B1232 FORD

B1232 FORD - PATS Transceiver Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1232 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver
  • Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver harness is open or shorted
  • Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver circuit poor electrical connection

How is the B1232 FORD 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 B1232 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1232 FORD 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)

B1232 FORD Meaning

The Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) transceiver reads the PATS key when the key is turned to the START or ON position. The OBDII code sets when there has been a PATS transceiver failure. The PATS transceiver may need to be replaced.

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