Engine-Codes - Generic - B2170

B2170 Code - Steering Column Lock Switch Circuit Failure

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B2170?

  • Faulty Steering Column Lock Switch
  • Steering Column Lock Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Steering Column Lock Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B2170 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.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B2170?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B2170 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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|What are Code B2170 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B2170 Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Steering Column Lock Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Steering Column Lock Switch is not to factory specifications.

B2170 Code - Steering Column Lock Switch Circuit Failure

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