Engine-Codes - Ford - B1206 Ford

B1206 Ford Code - EIC Switch Assembly Circuit Open

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1206 Ford?

  • Faulty Message Center Switch
  • Message Center Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Message Center Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Cluster (IC)

|How to Fix the B1206 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.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1206 Ford?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1206 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 B1206 Ford Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1206 Ford Code Mean?

The message center functionality is controlled through the message center switches, which are hardwired to the Instrument Cluster (IC). The Instrument Cluster (IC) monitors the message center switch input by sending reference signals through the circuit. The message center switch return signal is routed back to the Instrument Cluster (IC) through the circuit. A continuous or on-demand Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) that sets if the Instrument Cluster (IC) detects an open on the circuit.

B1206 Ford Code - EIC Switch Assembly Circuit Open

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