Engine-Codes - Generic - B142E

B142E - Forward Looking Sensor Horizontal Alignment Alignment or Adjustment Incorrect

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B142E Possible Causes

  • Cruise Control Module (CCM) Alignment
  • Faulty Cruise Control Module (CCM)

How is the B142E 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 B142E code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B142E 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)

B142E Meaning

The B142E code set by the Cruise Control Module (CCM) as a continuous memory and on-demand Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) if the CCM detects a misalignment of the radar due to the horizontal alignment angle being out of range.

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Information for specific makes

  • B142E FORD Forward Looking Sensor Horizontal Alignment Alignment or Adjustment Incorrect
  • B142E LINCOLN Forward Looking Sensor Horizontal Alignment Alignment or Adjustment Incorrect
  • B142E MERCURY Forward Looking Sensor Horizontal Alignment Alignment or Adjustment Incorrect

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