Engine-Codes - Mercury - B1345 MERCURY

B1345 MERCURY - Heated Backlite Input Circuit Short to Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1345 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Heated Rear Window Relay
  • Faulty Heated Rear Window Switch
  • Faulty Heated Rear Window Grid
  • Faulty Smart Junction Box (SJB)

How is the B1345 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the B1345 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1345 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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Possible Symptoms

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

B1345 MERCURY Meaning

When the rear defrosts switch on the climate control assembly is pressed, a ground signal is sent to the Smart Junction Box (SJB) on the circuit. The SJB then grounds circuit. This energizes the heated rear window relay, allowing voltage to be supplied to the heated rear window grid through the circuit. The OBDII code sets when the Heated Backlite Input is not to factory specifications.

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