U0167 - Lost Communication With Vehicle Immobilizer Control Module

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Immobilizer Control Module
  • Immobilizer Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Immobilizer Control Module circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

Possible symptoms

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

U0167 Description

This fault code is stored in a control module when communication is lost or a message corrupt. Communication protocols have strict error handling processes for data transfer. If a module or a component which has the ability to communicate on the data bus returns a negative acknowledgement an error flag will be set and the module transmitting the erroneous data may become disconnected from the network.
OBDII Code U0167 - Lost Communication With Vehicle Immobilizer Control Module - AutoCodes.com

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