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B1217 - Rear Right Sensor Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Dirty Rear Right Sensor
  • Faulty Rear Right Sensor
  • Rear Right Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Rear Right Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • B1217 Description

    RPAS is a Rear Parking Assistant System. It has a supersonic sensor which radiates supersonic to rear side of the vehicle to detect supersonic reflected from an obstacle. It consist of 4 sensor and calculates distances between vehicle and obstacle if it detects reflected supersonic. BCM receive the signal of calculated distances by LIN communication. It warns being obstacle to drivers through buzzer or displaying on cluster according to distance from obstacle. Warning level is divided into 3 step. (warning level rises progressively according to distance from obstacle)
    OBDII Code B1217 - Rear Right Sensor Fault - Autoodes.com

    B1217 Information for specific makes

  • B1217 HYUNDAI Rear Right Sensor Fault
  • B1217 KIA Rear Right Sensor Fault   
  • Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

    • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
    • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
    • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
    • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
    Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.

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