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B2461 Code - Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor Circuit Open

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|Code B2461 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor
  • Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I Fix the Code B2461?

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 B2461?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B2461 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 B2461 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code B2461 Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B2461 - Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor Circuit Open -
B2461 Code - Auxiliary Heater Flame Sensor Circuit Open

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