Engine-Codes - Generic - B2141

B2141 Code - Module Configuration Failure

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B2141?

  • Reprogram Module (Flashing)
  • New Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Needs programming
  • Incorrect Vehicle Identification (VID) configuration

|How to Fix the B2141 Code?

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.

|Code B2141 Tech Notes

This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicates programming error within Vehicle ID block (VID).
Using the scan tool, reprogram the VID block. If PCM does not allow reprogramming of the VID block, reflashing PCM will be required.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B2141?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B2141 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.

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|When is the B2141 Code Detected?

The OBDII code when code indicates that the Vehicle Identification (VID) block is not programmed or is corrupt.

|What are Code B2141 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B2141 Code Mean?

Configurable modules accommodate a variety of vehicle options, eliminating the need for many unique modules for one vehicle line. These modules must be configured when replaced as part of a repair procedure. Configurable modules should not be exchanged between vehicles since the settings are unique to each vehicle. Failure to configure a new module may result in improper operation.

B2141 Code - Module Configuration Failure

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