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.
The cost to diagnose the C279A 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.
The Brake Pressure Transducer is attached to the brake master cylinder and is hardwired to the Trailer Brake Control (TBC) Module. The transducer and the master cylinder are installed new as an assembly. The TBC module supplies voltage to the transducer and ground along circuits. The voltage returned from the transducer and is used by the TBC module to determine current brake pressure. Trailer Brake Control (TBC) Module sets the OBDII code when the Brake Pressure Transducer is not to factory specifications.
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