Engine-Codes - Generic - U2143

U2143 Code - Lost Communications With Steering Angle Sensor

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|U2143 code possible causes

  • Faulty Steering Angle Sensor (SAS)
  • Steering Angle Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Steering Angle Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the U2143 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 U2143 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U2143 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.

|What are U2143 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is U2143 code meaning?

Devices connected to the serial data circuits monitor for serial data communications during normal vehicle operation. Operating information and commands are exchanged among the devices. The devices have prerecorded information about what messages are needed to be exchanged on the serial data circuits, for each virtual network. The messages are supervised and also, some periodic messages are used by the receiver device as an availability indication of the transmitter device. Each message contains the identification number of the transmitter device. A loss of serial data communications Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) does not represent a failure of the devices that contain the stored code. The DTC will set when a supervised periodic message that includes the transmitter device availability has not been received.

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