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B2141 Code - Module Configuration Failure

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By - Updated Sep 19, 2019
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|Code B2141 Possible Causes

  • Reprogram Module (Flashing)
  • New Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Needs programming
  • Incorrect Vehicle Identification (VID) configuration

|How do I Fix the Code B2141?

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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|Code B2141 Tech Notes

This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicates programming error within Vehicle ID block (VID).
Using the scan tool, reprogram the VID block. If PCM does not allow reprogramming of the VID block, reflashing PCM will be required.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B2141?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2141 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.

|When is the Code B2141 Detected?

The OBDII code when code indicates that the Vehicle Identification (VID) block is not programmed or is corrupt.

|What are Code B2141 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2141 Description

Configurable modules accommodate a variety of vehicle options, eliminating the need for many unique modules for one vehicle line. These modules must be configured when replaced as part of a repair procedure. Configurable modules should not be exchanged between vehicles since the settings are unique to each vehicle. Failure to configure a new module may result in improper operation.

OBDII Code B2141 - Module Configuration Failure -
B2141 Code - Module Configuration Failure

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