Engine-Codes - Mercury - B117B MERCURY

B117B MERCURY - Latch Motor Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B117B 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 is the B117B 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 B117B MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B117B 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B117B 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 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.

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