Engine-Codes - Generic - B1238

B1238 - Problem In The Passenger Side Air Mix Control Linkage, Door, Or Motor Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1238 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passenger Side Air Mix Control Motor
  • Passenger Side Air Mix Control Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Passenger Side Air Mix Control Motor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Climate Control Unit

How is the B1238 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 B1238 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1238 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)

B1238 Meaning

The Climate Control Unit monitors the Passenger Side Air Mix Control Motor. The Climate Control Unit sets the OBDII code when the Passenger Side Air Mix Control Motor is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1238 ACURA Problem In The Passenger Side Air Mix Control Linkage, Door, Or Motor Circuit
  • B1238 CHRYSLER PTS Sensor 9 Ring Time Too Short
  • B1238 DODGE PTS Sensor 9 Ring Time Too Short
  • B1238 HONDA Problem In The Passenger Side Air Mix Control Linkage, Door, Or Motor Circuit
  • B1238 JEEP PTS Sensor 9 Ring Time Too Short
  • B1238 RAM PTS Sensor 9 Ring Time Too Short

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