Engine-Codes - Mercury - B1287 Mercury

B1287 Mercury Code - Central Lock Switch Illumination Circuit

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B1287 Mercury?

  • Faulty Central Lock Switch
  • Central Lock Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Central Lock Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How to Fix the B1287 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.

|Code B1287 Mercury Tech Notes

B1287:11 Central Lock Switch Illumination Circuit Short to Ground
B1287:15 Central Lock Switch Illumination Circuit Short to Battery or Open

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1287 Mercury?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1287 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.

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|What are Code B1287 Mercury Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B1287 Mercury Code Mean?

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Central Lock Switch Illumination Circuit. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Central Lock Switch Illumination Circuit is not to factory specifications.

Central Lock Switch Illumination Circuit

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