Engine-Codes - Ford - B1193 Ford

B1193 Ford Code - Crash Event Storage Full and Locked No Sub Type Information

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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 B1193 Ford?

  • Faulty Restraint Control Module (RCM)
  • Restraint Control Module (RCM) harness is open or shorted
  • Restraint Control Module (RCM) circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B1193 Ford 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.

|Code B1193 Ford Tech Notes

This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicates the vehicle has been in a crash. INSTALL a new Restraint Control Module (RCM) and impact sensors.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1193 Ford?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1193 Ford 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 B1193 Ford Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1193 Ford Code Mean?

The Restraint Control Module (RCM) detected that the vehicle has been in a crash and sets the OBDII code.

B1193 Ford Code - Crash Event Storage Full and Locked No Sub Type Information

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Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

  • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
  • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
  • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
  • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.