Engine-Codes - Mercury - B1013 Mercury

B1013 Mercury Code - Heater Rear Defog Switch

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- Repair Importance Level: 1/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1013 Mercury?

  • 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 Mercury 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.

|Code B1013 Mercury 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 Code B1013 Mercury?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1013 Mercury 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.

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|What are Code B1013 Mercury Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1013 Mercury 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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