Engine-Codes - Generic - U023A

U023A - Lost Communication With Image Processing Module 'A'

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U023A Possible Causes

  • Faulty Image Processing Module 'A'
  • Image Processing Module 'A' harness is open or shorted
  • Image Processing Module 'A' circuit poor electrical connection

How is the U023A 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 U023A code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U023A 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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Possible Symptoms

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

U023A Meaning

A Controller Area Network (CAN) is a vehicle bus standard designed to interconnect automotive devices without a host computer. Operating information and commands are exchanged among the devices. The devices have programmed information about what messages are needed to be exchanged on the serial data circuits. CAN bus uses two dedicated wires for communication. The wires are called CAN high and CAN low. When the CAN bus is in idle mode, both lines carry 2.5V. When data bits are being transmitted, the CAN high line goes to 3.75V, and the CAN low drops to 1.25V, thereby generating a 2.5V differential between the lines. Since communication relies on a voltage differential between the two bus lines, the CAN bus is NOT sensitive to inductive spikes, electrical fields, or other noise. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets when a periodic message from the Image Processing Module 'A' has not been received.

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Information for specific makes

  • U023A BUICK Lost Communication With Vehicle Direction Camera Control Module
  • U023A CADILLAC Lost Communication With Vehicle Direction Camera Control Module
  • U023A CHEVROLET Lost Communication With Vehicle Direction Camera Control Module
  • U023A FORD Lost Communication With Image Processing Module 'A'
  • U023A GMC Lost Communication With Vehicle Direction Camera Control Module
  • U023A LINCOLN Lost Communication With Image Processing Module 'A'
  • U023A MERCURY Lost Communication With Image Processing Module 'A'

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