B117A - Latch Motor Circuit Short To Ground

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

B117A Possible Causes

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

First diagnose B117A 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.

Cost of diagnosing the B117A code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B117A 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.

B117A Possible Symptoms

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

B117A 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 ground on the latch motor circuit(s) for more than 1 second.
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