U0167 - Lost Communication With Vehicle Immobilizer Control Module

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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U0167 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)

First diagnose U0167 code

    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 U0167 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the U0167 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.

U0167 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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