AutoCodes - OBDII Code List - B1013 FORD

B1013 FORD - Heater Rear Defog Switch

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B1013 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Heater Rear Defog Switch
  • Heater Rear Defog Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Heater Rear Defog Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B1013 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.
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Tech Notes

B1013:11 Heater Rear Defog Switch Circuit Short to Ground
B1013:23 Heater Rear Defog Switch Signal Stuck Low

Cost of diagnosing the B1013 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1013 FORD code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

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

B1013 FORD Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Heater Rear Defog Switch. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Heater Rear Defog Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1013 Ford - Heater Rear Defog Switch -

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