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B2179 Code - Front Wiper Select Switch 'A' Short To Ground

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Sep 22, 2019
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|Code B2179 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Front Wiper Select Switch
  • Front Wiper Select Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Front Wiper Select Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B2179?

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 B2179?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2179 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 B2179 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2179 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Front Wiper Select Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Front Wiper Select Switch is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B2179 - Front Wiper Select Switch 'A' Short To Ground - AutoCodes.com
B2179 Code - Front Wiper Select Switch 'A' Short To Ground

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|Information for Specific Makes

  • B2179 Acura Driver Side Door Key Cylinder Switch LOCK/UNLOCK Signal Error
  • B2179 Honda Driver Side Door Key Cylinder Switch LOCK/UNLOCK Signal Error

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