B1228 - Short In The Outside Air Temperature Sensor Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
Table of contents

B1228 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Outside Air Temperature Sensor
  • Outside Air Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Outside Air Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Climate Control Unit

How do I fix code B1228?

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.
How much do you know about cars?

Take the AutoCodes.com automotive tests and turbo-charge your car repair knowledge

Play Now

Cost of diagnosing the B1228 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1228 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1228 Description

The Climate Control Unit monitors the Outside Air Temperature Sensor. The Climate Control Unit sets the OBDII code when the Outside Air Temperature Sensor is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1228 - Short In The Outside Air Temperature Sensor Circuit - AutoCodes.com

More Information

Need more information on how to fix the B1228 code?
Get Access to Factory Service Manuals

Information for specific makes

  • B1228 ACURA Short In The Outside Air Temperature Sensor Circuit
  • B1228 HONDA Short In The Outside Air Temperature Sensor Circuit

Need more help?

Get the B1228 code diagnosed by a professional: Find a repair shop in your area

Comments

Help us improve AutoCodes.com. Leave a comment below or tell us if the information above helps you fix the code. What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the B1228 code? Have you replaced any parts?
Any information is appreciated. Thanks
Top ⇧
Repair Importance Level: 3
 
1=Low 2=Medium 3=High What is this?
Repair Difficulty Level: 3
 
1=Easy 2=Moderate 3=Hard What is this?