Dimmer Switch Circuit Malfunction
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B1279 ACURA Possible Causes
- Faulty Dimmer Switch
- Dimmer Switch harness is open or shorted
- Dimmer Switch circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU)
How do I fix code B1279 ACURA?
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 B1279 ACURA code
The cost of diagnosing the B1279 ACURA 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.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B1279 ACURA Description
The Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) monitors the Dimmer Switch. The MICU sets the OBDII code when the Dimmer Switch is not to factory specifications.