U1241 CHEVROLET - Lost Communications With Scan Tool
U1241 CHEVROLET Possible Causes
- No cause. Cycle Ignition Key and Clear Code.
How is the U1241 CHEVROLET 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 U1241 CHEVROLET code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the U1241 CHEVROLET 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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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
U1241 CHEVROLET MeaningThe Passenger Presence System (PPS) monitors itself for faults and will set flash diagnostic trouble codes if a fault is detected. The PPS communicates with the inflatable restraint Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) via non class 2 communications. When the SDM receives input from the PPS that a PPS fault has occurred, the SDM will request the instrument panel cluster (IPC) to turn the AIR BAG indicator located on the IPC ON. To determine what Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) have been set by the PPS, the Tech 2 is used to command the SDM to request the PPS to flash the DTCs using the PASSENGER AIR BAG ON/OFF indicators. The Tech 2 sends a string of commands to the SDM that allows the SDM to communicate with the PPS module and initiate the flashing of the DTCs. When the Tech 2 has completed sending the commands, the PPS will begin flashing any current or history DTCs that the system has stored. When the SDM no longer receives commands from the Tech 2, the SDM mistakes this as a communication fault and sets DTC U1241. DTC U1241 will set when the Tech 2 is used to flash DTCs from the PPS or after the PPS has been rezeroed. DTC U1241 does not indicate a system malfunction and will not cause any warning indicators to illuminate. When DTC U1241 sets, cycle the ignition and use the scan tool to clear the code, no further diagnosis is necessary.
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