DTC Troubleshooting: B1230 (F)

DTC B1230 or DTC indicator F:  A Short in the Sunlight Sensor Circuit

1.Clear the DTC with the HDS.

2.Turn the ignition switch OFF, and then ON (II).

3.Do the self-diagnostic with the HDS or climate control unit.

4.Check for DTCs.

Is DTC B1230 or F indicated?


YES - Go to 5.


NO - Intermittent failure.n


5.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

6.Disconnect the sunlight sensor 2P connector.

7.Disconnect the climate control unit 32P connector.

8.Check for continuity between body ground and the climate control unit 32P connector terminals No. 19 and No. 24 individually.

 

Is there continuity?


YES - Repair short to body ground in the wires between the climate control unit and the sunlight sensor.n


NO - Go to 9.

9.Check for continuity between the climate control unit 32P connector terminals No. 19 and No. 24.

 

Is there continuity?


YES - Repair short in the wires between the climate control unit and the sunlight sensor.n


NO - Go to 10.


10.Reconnect the sunlight sensor 2P connector.

11.Reconnect the climate control unit 32P connector.

12.Test the sunlight sensor.

Is the sunlight sensor OK?


YES - Substitute a known-good climate control unit, and recheck. If the symptom/indication goes away, replace the original  climate control unit.n


NO - Replace the sunlight sensor.n