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B14A7 Mercury Code - Puddle/Cargo Switch Input Circuit Short To Ground

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code B14A7 Mercury?

  • 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 to Fix the B14A7 Mercury Code?

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 Code B14A7 Mercury?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B14A7 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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|What are Code B14A7 Mercury Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the B14A7 Mercury Code Mean?

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.

Puddle/Cargo Switch Input Circuit Short To Ground

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