C1861 - Vehicle Spin Detected

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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C1861 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Rear Brakes
  • Faulty Brake System

How do I fix code C1861

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.

Cost of diagnosing the C1861 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the C1861 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.

Possible Symptoms

  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON
  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

C1861 Description

The AWD Control Unit monitors the Vehicle Spin. The AWD Control Unit sets the OBDII code when the Vehicle Spin Detected is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code C1861 - Vehicle Spin Detected - AutoCodes.com

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