Engine-Codes - Generic - B1286

B1286 - Servo Motor Potentiometer Air Intake Left Circuit Short To Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1286 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 is the B1286 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 B1286 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1286 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)

B1286 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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