Engine-Codes - Ford - B14D8 FORD

B14D8 FORD - Bed Lamp Output Circuit Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B14D8 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Bed Lamp
  • Bed Lamp harness is open or shorted
  • Bed Lamp circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B14D8 FORD?

Check 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

B14D8:11 Bed Lamp Output Circuit Short To Ground
B14D8:15 Bed Lamp Output Circuit Short To Battery or Open

Cost of diagnosing the B14D8 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B14D8 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

B14D8 FORD Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Bed Lamp. The BCM sets the OBDII code when it detects a short to ground, short to battery or open from the bed lamps output circuit.

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