Engine-Codes - Mercury - B1453 MERCURY

B1453 MERCURY - Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch Circuit Short To Battery or Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1453 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch
  • Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM)

How is the B1453 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 B1453 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1453 MERCURY code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

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

B1453 MERCURY Meaning

The Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM) monitors the Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch. The LTM sets the OBDII code when the LTM detects a concern with the liftgate latch input.

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