Engine-Codes - Mercury - B117A MERCURY

B117A MERCURY Code - Latch Motor Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
Table of contents

|B117A MERCURY code possible causes

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

|How is the B117A MERCURY 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 B117A MERCURY code

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.

|What are B117A MERCURY code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B117A MERCURY code 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.

|Need more information with the B117A MERCURY code?

Need more information on how to fix the B117A MERCURY code?
Get Access to Factory Service Manuals

|Need help with a B117A MERCURY code?

Get the B117a Mercury code diagnosed by a professional: Find a repair shop in your area