OBDII Code List

B1179 MERCURY - Latch Motor Circuit Short To Battery

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

B1179 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Latch Motor
  • Latch Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Latch Motor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM)

How do I fix code B1179 MERCURY

    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 connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the B1179 MERCURY code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1179 MERCURY 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.

B1179 MERCURY Possible Symptoms

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

B1179 MERCURY Meaning

The Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM) monitors the Latch Motor. The LTM sets the OBDII code when a continuous memory and on-demand Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) that sets when the LTM detects a short to voltage on the latch motor circuit(s) for more than 1 second.
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