B12C6 - Electric Steering Lock Switch C/D Monitor Circuit Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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B12C6 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electric Steering Lock Switch
  • Electric Steering Lock Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Electric Steering Lock Switch circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B12C6 code

    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.

Cost of diagnosing the B12C6 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B12C6 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.

B12C6 Possible Symptoms

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

B12c6 Description

This Push Button Ignition Switch is a single pole momentary design with position indicator LEDs controlled by the Keyless access control unit.
Once the Keyless access control unit detects the presence of a registered key fob and the brake pedal is not depressed, each time the button is pushed the Body Control Module will cycle through Accessories, On and Off modes. The Body Control Module will also illuminate the appropriate position indicator LED.
If the brake pedal is depressed, the shift lever is in Park and the button is pushed, the Keyless access control unit will start the engine.
OBDII Code B12c6 - Electric Steering Lock Switch C/D Monitor Circuit Failure - AutoCodes.com

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B12C6 Information for specific makes

  • B12C6 ACURA Electric Steering Lock Switch C/D Monitor Circuit Failure
  • B12C6 HONDA Electric Steering Lock Switch C/D Monitor Circuit Failure

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