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B1232 MERCURY Code - PATS Transceiver Failure

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|What are the Possible Causes of the B1232 MERCURY Code?

  • Faulty Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver
  • Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver harness is open or shorted
  • Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B1232 MERCURY 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 B1232 MERCURY code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1232 MERCURY 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.

|What are B1232 MERCURY code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1232 MERCURY Code Mean?

The Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) transceiver reads the PATS key when the key is turned to the START or ON position. The OBDII code sets when there has been a PATS transceiver failure. The PATS transceiver may need to be replaced.

PATS Transceiver Failure

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