Engine-Codes - Generic - B1273

B1273 - Servo Motor Potentiometer Vent Circuit Open

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

B1273 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Servo Motor Potentiometer Vent
  • Servo Motor Potentiometer Vent harness is open or shorted
  • Servo Motor Potentiometer Vent circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module

How do I fix code B1273

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 B1273 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1273 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)

B1273 Meaning

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module monitors the Servo Motor Potentiometer Vent. The HVAC Module sets the OBDII code when the Servo Motor Potentiometer Vent is not to factory specifications.

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