Engine-Codes - Mercury - B14A7 MERCURY

B14A7 MERCURY - Puddle/Cargo Switch Input Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B14A7 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Puddle/Cargo Switch
  • Puddle/Cargo Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Puddle/Cargo Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B14A7 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 B14A7 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B14A7 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B14A7 MERCURY Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Puddle/Cargo Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when it detects a short to ground on the cargo lamp switch (integrated into the headlamp switch) input circuit.

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