B1013 FORD - Heater Rear Defog Switch

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1013 FORD Possible Causes

  • 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)

First diagnose B1013 FORD code

    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 terminals.

B1013 FORD Tech Notes

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

Cost of diagnosing the B1013 FORD code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1013 FORD code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

B1013 FORD Possible Symptoms

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

B1013 FORD Meaning

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.
OBDII Code B1013 FORD - Heater Rear Defog Switch - Engine-Codes.com

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