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U2197 Code - Speedometer/Odometer Is Inoperative

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Jun 17, 2020
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|Code U2197 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 Code U2197?

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 U2197?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U2197 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 U2197 Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code U2197 Description

For vehicles with automatic transmissions, vehicle speed information is sent to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) from the Output Shaft Speed (OSS) Sensor over the communication network. For vehicles with manual transmissions, this information is sent to the PCM from the Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS). The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set if the Speedometer/Odometer is inoperative.

OBDII Code U2197 - Speedometer/Odometer Is Inoperative -
U2197 Code - Speedometer/Odometer Is Inoperative

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