Engine-Codes - Honda - B1279 HONDA

B1279 HONDA - Dimmer Switch Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1279 HONDA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Dimmer Switch
  • Dimmer Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Dimmer Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU)

How is the B1279 HONDA 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 B1279 HONDA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1279 HONDA 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)

B1279 HONDA Meaning

The Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) monitors the Dimmer Switch. The MICU sets the OBDII code when the Dimmer Switch is not to factory specifications.

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