B1318 MERCURY - Battery Voltage Low
B1318 MERCURY Possible Causes
- Battery defective
- Loose or missing alternator drive belt
- Faulty Alternator
- Alternator harness is open or shorted
- Alternator circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
How is the B1318 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.
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What is the cost to diagnose the B1318 MERCURY code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the B1318 MERCURY 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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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B1318 MERCURY MeaningWith the engine running, the charging system supplies voltage to the battery and the vehicle electrical system through the battery B+ cable. The voltage that is supplied to the vehicle electrical system is used for the operation of the various vehicle systems and modules. Many modules monitor this voltage and if it rises above or below their calibrated setpoints, a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets.
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