Engine-Codes - Generic - B146D

B146D - Channel 3 Audio Speaker Output Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B146D Possible Causes

  • Faulty Audio Amplifier
  • Audio Amplifier harness is open or shorted
  • Audio Amplifier circuit poor electrical connection

How is the B146D 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 B146D code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B146D 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)

B146D Meaning

The standard equipment speaker system includes four full-range speakers. The two front speakers are mounted behind a removable bezel located on each outboard end of the lower instrument panel. With the premium speaker system, the standard front speakers are replace with an enclosure assembly that includes a 4 inch speaker and a 1 inch tweeter. The four rear speakers are mounted behind a grille located on each outboard end of the sport bar, above the rear seating area of the vehicle. This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets if a Direct Current (DC) offset occurs on the output channel, the amplifier shall set a DTC after a maturity rate of four to six seconds.

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Information for specific makes

  • B146D CHRYSLER Channel 3 Audio Speaker Output Circuit Open
  • B146D DODGE Channel 3 Audio Speaker Output Circuit Open
  • B146D JEEP Channel 3 Audio Speaker Output Circuit Open
  • B146D RAM Channel 3 Audio Speaker Output Circuit Open

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