Engine-Codes - Ford - B1111 FORD

B1111 FORD - Driver Thermal Electric Device Control Overtemperature Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1111 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Thermo-Electric Device (TED) Assembly
  • Thermo-Electric Device (TED) Assembly harness is open or shorted
  • Thermo-Electric Device (TED) Assembly circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Dual Climate Controlled Seat Module (DCSM)

How is the B1111 FORD 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the B1111 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1111 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B1111 FORD Meaning

The seat cushion and backrest are equipped with a Thermo-Electric Device (TED) Assembly that includes a seat blower (fan motor, serviced as an assembly with the TED). When the Dual Climate Controlled Seat Module (DCSM) detects an overcurrent and/or overtemperature in the output circuits to the TEDs, it will disable the affected seat and set the following DTCs: DTC B1111 (Driver Thermal Electric Device Control Overtemperature Fault) if the DCSM TED driver integrated circuit temperature exceeds 175°C (347°F), the DCSM shuts down the driver seat system and sets this DTC.

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