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B2431 Code - Transponder Programming Failed

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|Code B2431 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Transponder
  • Transponder harness is open or shorted
  • Transponder circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B2431?

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 B2431?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2431 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 B2431 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2431 Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Transponder. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Transponder is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B2431 - Transponder Programming Failed -
B2431 Code - Transponder Programming Failed

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