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DTC Troubleshooting: B1779

DTC B1779:
 Hands Free Telephone Steering Wheel Open or Short to Battery or Switch Failure
  1. Connect the HDS to the DLC.
  1. Clear the DTCs with the HDS.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0), then start the vehicle and turn the steering wheel back and forth several times.
  1. Check for DTCs with the HDS.
Is DTC B1779 indicated?
YES -
Go to Step 5 .
NO -
Intermittent failure, the system is OK at this time.■
  1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).
Is the switch OK?
YES -
Go to Step 7 .
NO -
  1. Disconnect Hands Free Telephone control unit 28P connector.
  1. Disconnect HFT switch 5P connector.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).
  1. Measure the voltage of the HFT switch connector (5P) terminal No. 3 to body ground.
Is there voltage?
YES -
Repair short in the wire between the Hands Free Telephone control unit and the HFT switch.■
NO -
Go to Step 12 .
  1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).

  1. Check for continuity between Hands Free Telephone control unit 28P connector terminal No. 2 and HFT switch 5P connector terminal No. 3.
Is there continuity?
YES -
Go to Step 14 .
NO -
Repair open in the wire between the HFT switch and the Hands Free Telephone control unit.■
  1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

  1. Measure the voltage between Hands Free Telephone control unit 28P connector terminal No. 2 and body ground.
Is there voltage?
YES -
Repair short to body ground in the wire between the Hands Free Telephone control unit and the HFT switch.■
NO -
Go to Step 15 .
  1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).

  1. Check for continuity between HFT switch connector (5P) terminal No. 4 and body ground.
Is there continuity?
YES -
NO -
Repair open in the wire between the HFT switch and body ground (G501).