Engine-Codes - Generic - B117B

B117B Code - Latch Motor Circuit Open

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B117B?

  • 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 B117B 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 B117B?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B117B 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 B117B Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B117B 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 an open on the latch motor circuit(s). The LTM determines the circuit(s) is open when it detects no current change upon latch motor activation.

Latch Motor Circuit Open

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