Engine-Codes - Mercury - B1036 MERCURY

B1036 MERCURY Code - Right Front Seat Heater Element

Repair Importance Level: 1/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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|B1036 MERCURY code possible causes

  • Faulty Right Front Seat Heater Element
  • Right Front Seat Heater Element harness is open or shorted
  • Right Front Seat Heater Element circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the B1036 MERCURY code repair?

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.

|B1036 MERCURY code tech notes

B1036:11 Right Front Seat Heater Element: Circuit Short To Ground
B1036:13 Right Front Seat Heater Element: Circuit Open

|What is the cost to diagnose the B1036 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1036 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.

|What are B1036 MERCURY code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B1036 MERCURY code meaning?

The engine must be running for the heated seat system to operate. The driver and passenger heated seat buttons are selected from the touchscreen interface, which initiates the CAN communication to request heated seat operation. Upon receiving the request, the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module supplies voltage to the appropriate driver and/or passenger seat cushion and backrest heater mats, which are connected in series. Temperature is maintained by the HVAC module using a sensor contained within the cushion heater mat. The HVAC module supplies a reference voltage to the temperature sensor and monitors the return signal from the temperature sensor for controlling current flow to the heater mats. The HVAC module remains on, heating the seat and maintaining temperature until commanded off from the touchscreen (or until the ignition is turned OFF).

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