Engine-Codes - Ford - B12CA FORD

B12CA FORD Code - Start/Stop Eco-Start Status Indicator Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B12CA FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Start/Stop Button
  • Start/Stop Button harness is open or shorted
  • Start/Stop Button circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the B12CA 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 B12CA FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B12CA 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 B12CA FORD code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B12CA FORD code meaning?

The stop-start disable button is a momentary contact switch. It is normally open, Controlled Area Network (CAN) signal low. Closed (button being pushed) is CAN signal high. The Front Controls Interface Module reads the switch status and sends it over CAN to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). If the button is stuck open, there are no low to high transitions. Since the PCM does not recognize a button push, stop-start will not be disabled if requested by the customer. If the button is stuck closed, there are no low to high transitions. Since the PCM does not recognize a button push, stop-start will not be disabled if requested by the customer.

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