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U1446 RAM - Implausible Heated Steering Wheel Temperature Message Recieved

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U1446 RAM Possible Causes

  • Faulty Heated Steering Wheel (HSW) Temperature Sensor
  • Heated Steering Wheel Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Heated Steering Wheel Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Right Steering Switch
  • Faulty Steering Control Module (SCM)

How is the U1446 RAM 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 U1446 RAM code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U1446 RAM 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)

U1446 RAM Meaning

The Heated Steering Wheel (HSW) Temperature Sensor is connected to the Right Steering Switch. The sensor data is transferred from the Right Steering Switch to the Cluster Cabin Compartment Node(CCN) by way of the LIN bus, a serial sub-bus. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets when the Heated Seat Module (HSM) does not receive the Heated Steering Wheel (HSW) Temperature Sensor Fault Signal from the Cluster (CCN) for more than two seconds.

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