Engine-Codes - Ford - B14BA FORD

B14BA FORD - Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B14BA FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device
  • Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device harness is open or shorted
  • Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Seat Control Module E (SCME)

How is the B14BA FORD 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

B14BA:11 Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device Circuit Short To Ground
B14BA:12 Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device Circuit Short To Battery
B14BA:13 Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device Circuit Open
B14BA:1A Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device Circuit Resistance Below Threshold

What is the cost to diagnose the B14BA FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B14BA FORD 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)

B14BA FORD Meaning

The Seat Control Module E (SCME) monitors the Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device. The SCME sets the OBDII code when the Driver Seat Back Thermal Electric Device is not to factory specifications.

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