Engine-Codes - Lincoln - B13DC LINCOLN

B13DC LINCOLN - Compact Disc Slot Illumination Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B13DC LINCOLN Possible Causes

  • Faulty Compact Disc Slot Illumination
  • Compact Disc Slot Illumination harness is open or shorted
  • Compact Disc Slot Illumination circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)

How is the B13DC LINCOLN 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.

Tech Notes

B13DC-11 Compact Disc Slot Illumination Circuit Short To Ground
B13DC-12 Compact Disc Slot Illumination Circuit Short To Battery
B13DC-13 Compact Disc Slot Illumination Circuit Open

What is the cost to diagnose the B13DC LINCOLN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B13DC LINCOLN 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)


The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) monitors the Compact Disc Slot Illumination. The IPC sets the OBDII code when the Compact Disc Slot Illumination is not to factory specifications.

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