Engine-Codes - Ford - B1013 FORD

B1013 FORD Code - Heater Rear Defog Switch

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|What are the Possible Causes of the B1013 FORD Code?

  • Faulty Heater Rear Defog Switch
  • Heater Rear Defog Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Heater Rear Defog Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1013 FORD Code?

Start by checking 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.

|B1013 FORD code tech notes

B1013:11 Heater Rear Defog Switch Circuit Short to Ground
B1013:23 Heater Rear Defog Switch Signal Stuck Low

|What is the cost to diagnose the B1013 FORD code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1013 FORD 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 B1013 FORD code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1013 FORD Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Heater Rear Defog Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Heater Rear Defog Switch is not to factory specifications.

Heater Rear Defog Switch

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