B10EA - Positive Temperature Coefficient Heater Circuit Short

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

B10EA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electric Booster Heater
  • Electric Booster Heater harness is open or shorted
  • Electric Booster Heater circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

First diagnose B10EA 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.

B10EA Tech Notes

B10EA:12 Positive Temperature Coefficient Heater: Circuit Short To Battery
B10EA:14 Positive Temperature Coefficient Heater: Circuit Short To Ground or Open

Cost of diagnosing the B10EA code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B10EA 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.

B10EA Possible Symptoms

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

B10EA Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Electric Booster Heater. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the BCM detects a short to voltage or ground on the heater control circuit.
OBDII Code B10EA - Positive Temperature Coefficient Heater Circuit Short - Engine-Codes.com

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