Engine-Codes - Generic - B14AE

B14AE Code - Actuators Power Supply Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|B14AE code possible causes

  • Faulty HVAC Control Module
  • HVAC Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • HVAC Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the B14AE 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.

|B14AE code tech notes

B14AE:11 Actuators Power Supply Circuit Short To Ground
B14AE:12 Actuators Power Supply Circuit Short To Battery
B14AE:14 Actuators Power Supply Circuit Short To Ground or Open

|What is the cost to diagnose the B14AE code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B14AE 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.

|What are B14AE code possible symptoms?

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

|What is B14AE code meaning?

A 5-volt reference voltage and ground is supplied to the climate control sensors and actuators from the HVAC Control Module. This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) sets when the module senses less than 5 volts on the actuator voltage circuit, indicating a short to ground, short to voltage or open.

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