Engine-Codes - Mercury - B117C MERCURY

B117C MERCURY - Latch Centering Switch Invalid

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B117C MERCURY Possible Causes

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

How is the B117C 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 B117C MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B117C 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B117C MERCURY Meaning

The Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM) monitors the sector gear open switch and sector gear close switch input circuits to determine the sector gear position. The OBDII sets when the LTM detects the sector gear open/close switch(es) are not in the correct state at the beginning of self-test, or no sector gear switch transition during releasing/cinching.

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