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.
B10E8-11-BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL - CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND
B10E8-12-BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL - CIRCUIT SHORT TO BATTERY
B10E8-16-BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL - CIRCUIT VOLTAGE BELOW THRESHOLD
B10E8-17-BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL - CIRCUIT VOLTAGE ABOVE THRESHOLD
The cost to diagnose the B10E8 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.
A Blower Motor Power Module allows the microprocessor-based A/C Heater Control to calculate and provide infinitely variable blower motor speeds based upon either manual blower switch input or the ATC programming. The ATC blower motor control system uses a Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) circuit strategy. PWM voltage is applied to a comparator circuit which compares the PWM signal voltage to the blower motor feedback voltage. The resulting output drives the power module circuitry, which provides a linear output voltage to change or maintain the desired blower speed. If the A/C Heater Control detects a short to ground on the Blower Motor Control circuit. If a valid voltage is detected the DTC will change from active to stored and stay in the controllers memory for 100 consecutive ignition cycles.
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