Engine-Codes - Generic - B1285

B1285 - Servo Motor Potentiometer Air Intake Left Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1285 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Servo Motor Potentiometer Air Intake
  • Servo Motor Potentiometer Air Intake harness is open or shorted
  • Servo Motor Potentiometer Air Intake circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code B1285?

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 B1285 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1285 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)

B1285 Meaning

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

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