Engine-Codes - Generic - B1424

B1424 Code - Solar Sensor Circuit Driver Side

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B1424 code possible causes

  • Faulty Solar Sensor
  • Solar Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Solar Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Air Conditioning Amplifier

|How is the B1424 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 B1424 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1424 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are B1424 code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What is B1424 code meaning?

The solar sensor, which is installed on the upper side of the instrument panel, detects sunlight and controls the air conditioning AUTO mode. The output voltage from the solar sensor varies in accordance with the amount of sunlight. When the sunlight increases, the output voltage increases. As the sunlight decreases, the output voltage decreases. The air conditioning amplifier detects changes in the output voltage from the solar sensor

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