Engine-Codes - Scion - B1479 SCION

B1479 SCION - Flow Sensor Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1479 SCION Possible Causes

  • Faulty Flow Sensor (Built into the compressor)
  • Flow Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Flow Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Air Conditioning Amplifier

How is the B1479 SCION 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 B1479 SCION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1479 SCION 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B1479 SCION Meaning

The Flow Sensor is built into the compressor and outputs a signal indicating the flow rate of the refrigerant. The Air Conditioning Amplifier converts the received signal to refrigerant flow rate data according to the characteristics of the sensor, which it then sends to the ECM via CAN communication.

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