AutoCodes - Generic - U2196

U2196 Code - Incorrect Tachometer Indication

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|U2196 code possible causes

  • Faulty Instrument Cluster
  • Instrument Cluster harness is open or shorted
  • Instrument Cluster circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

|How do I fix the U2196 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 U2196 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U2196 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are U2196 code possible symptoms?

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

|U2196 code description

Engine RPM data is provided to the Instrument Cluster by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) through the communication network. The Instrument Cluster sets the OBDII code when the Tachometer Indication is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code U2196 - Incorrect Tachometer Indication -

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