Engine-Codes - Ford - U2197 FORD

U2197 FORD - Speedometer/Odometer Is Inoperative

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U2197 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Instrument Cluster
  • Instrument Cluster harness is open or shorted
  • Instrument Cluster circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How is the U2197 FORD 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 U2197 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U2197 FORD 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)

U2197 FORD Meaning

For vehicles with automatic transmissions, vehicle speed information is sent to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) from the Output Shaft Speed (OSS) Sensor over the communication network. For vehicles with manual transmissions, this information is sent to the PCM from the Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS). The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set if the Speedometer/Odometer is inoperative.

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