Engine-Codes - Ford - B113C FORD

B113C FORD - Rear Audio Switch Circuit Short to Battery

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B113C FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Rear Audio Switch
  • Rear Audio Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Rear Audio Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Rear Audio and Temperature Control (RATC) Module

How is the B113C 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 B113C FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B113C 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B113C FORD Meaning

The Rear Audio and Temperature Control (RATC) Module receives voltage and ground through the circuit. The RATC module receives input from the rear auxiliary audio controls through the circuit. It then sends these signals to the audio unit over the Audio Corporate Protocol (ACP) network through circuits. The RATC module sets the OBDII code when a short to voltage is detected on the circuitry between the RATC module and the rear auxiliary audio switch.

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