B1173 - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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B1173 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Control Unit
  • Faulty Gauge Control Module
  • Gauge Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Gauge Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code B1173?

Check 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.
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Cost of diagnosing the B1173 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1173 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1173 Description

The Gauge Control Module monitors the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Control Unit. The Gauge Control Module sets the OBDII code when the TPMS Control Unit communication is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1173 - Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • B1173 ACURA Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit
  • B1173 HONDA Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With TPMS Control Unit

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