Engine-Codes - Ford - B1277 FORD

B1277 FORD Code - Reverse Lamp Circuit Short

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|What are the Possible Causes of the B1277 FORD Code?

  • Faulty Reverse Lamp
  • Reverse Lamp harness is open or shorted
  • Reverse Lamp circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1277 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.

|B1277 FORD code tech notes

B1277:11 Reverse Lamp Circuit Short To Ground
B1277:15 Reverse Lamp Circuit Short To Battery or Open

|What is the cost to diagnose the B1277 FORD code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1277 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.

|What are B1277 FORD code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1277 FORD Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Reverse Lamp. The OBDII sets when the BCM detects an excessive current draw or open from the reverse lamp output circuit.

Reverse Lamp Circuit Short

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