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B1315 MERCURY Code - Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B1315 MERCURY code possible causes

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

|How is the B1315 MERCURY 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.

|B1315 MERCURY code tech notes

B1315:11 Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short To Ground
B1315:15 Backlighting Non Reflective Controls Illumination Output Circuit Short To Battery or Open

|What is the cost to diagnose the B1315 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1315 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 B1315 MERCURY code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B1315 MERCURY code meaning?

When the parking lamps are on, the Body Control Module (BCM) provides voltage to the hardwired dimmable illumination sources based on the Steering Column Control Module (SCCM) illumination messages sent to the BCM over the network. A continuous and on-demand Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) that sets when the BCM detects a short to ground from the backlighting output circuit. This DTC also sets when fuse has failed or is removed.

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