Engine-Codes - Lincoln - B113E 2008 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

B113E 2008 LINCOLN TOWN CAR - Rear Climate Control Switch Circuit Short to Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B113E 2008 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Possible Causes

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

How is the B113E 2008 LINCOLN TOWN CAR 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 B113E 2008 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B113E 2008 LINCOLN TOWN CAR 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)

B113E 2008 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Meaning

Under normal operation, the ground is provided to the rear climate control switch through the circuit. When the switch is pressed, ground through an internal resistor is sent to the Rear Audio and Temperature Control (RATC) module through the circuit. The Rear Audio and Temperature Control (RATC) Module sets the OBDII when the module senses excessive voltage drop on the switch output circuit, indicating a short directly to ground.

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