Engine-Codes - Generic - B1452

B1452 - Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Release Actuator

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1452 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Liftgate Actuator
  • Liftgate Actuator harness is open or shorted
  • Liftgate Actuator circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Rear Gate Trunk Module (RGTM)

How is the B1452 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

B1452:19 Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Release Actuator: Circuit Current Above Threshold
B1452:93 Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Release Actuator: No Operation

What is the cost to diagnose the B1452 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1452 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)

B1452 Meaning

The Rear Gate Trunk Module (RGTM) monitors the Liftgate Actuator. The Rear Gate Trunk Module sets the OBDII code when the Liftgate Actuator is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1452 FORD Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Release Actuator
  • B1452 LINCOLN Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Release Actuator
  • B1452 MERCURY Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Release Actuator

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