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B117A Mercury Code - Latch Motor Circuit Short To Ground

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B117A Mercury?

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

|How to Fix the B117A Mercury Code?

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 Code B117A Mercury?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B117A Mercury code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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|What are Code B117A Mercury Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B117A Mercury Code Mean?

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.

B117A Mercury Code - Latch Motor Circuit Short To Ground

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