Engine-Codes - Ram - B1601 RAM

B1601 RAM - Left Solar Sensor Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1601 RAM Possible Causes

  • Faulty Left Solar Sensor
  • Left Solar Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Left Solar Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) A/C Heater Module

How is the B1601 RAM 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 B1601 RAM code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1601 RAM 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)

B1601 RAM Meaning

The Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) A/C Heater Module uses a variety of sensors to adjust HVAC operation to obtain optimal performance. These sensors are continuously monitored by the A/C Heater Module to assure that they are in range. The A/C Heater Control monitors the Left Solar Sensor. If the Left Sunload Sensor input is out of range toward the low voltage threshold, the A/C Heater Control will set the OBDII code.

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