Engine-Codes - Ford - B1252 FORD

B1252 FORD - USB Port Circuit Short to Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1252 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty USB Cable and Port
  • USB Cable and Port harness is open or shorted
  • USB Cable and Port circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM)

How is the B1252 FORD 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 B1252 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1252 FORD 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)

B1252 FORD Meaning

The media hub requires an external power and ground circuit to operate. Loss of power or ground disables all media hub functionality. One USB cable connects the media hub to the Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM). The OBDII code sets when the APIM detects an over-current condition in the USB circuit. This can be caused by a fault in the USB cable and port, or by the customer USB device.

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