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B2166 Code - Gear Select Position Fault

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|Code B2166 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Gear Select Position Sensor
  • Gear Select Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Gear Select Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B2166?

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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|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B2166?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2166 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.

|What are Code B2166 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2166 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Gear Select Position Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Gear Select Position Sensor is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B2166 - Gear Select Position Fault -
B2166 Code - Gear Select Position Fault

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