AutoCodes - Ford - B1210 FORD

B1210 FORD Code - EIC Switch Assembly Circuit Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|B1210 FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Message Center Switch
  • Message Center Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Message Center Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Instrument Cluster (IC)

|How do I fix the B1210 FORD code?

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.

|Cost of diagnosing the B1210 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1210 FORD 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 B1210 FORD code possible symptoms?

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

|B1210 FORD code description

The message center functionality is controlled through the message center switches, which are hardwired to the Instrument Cluster (IC). The Instrument Cluster (IC) monitors the message center switch input by sending reference signals through the circuit. The message center switch return signal is routed back to the Instrument Cluster (IC) through the circuit. A continuous or on-demand Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) that sets if the Instrument Cluster (IC) detects an open on the circuit.
OBDII Code B1210 Ford - EIC Switch Assembly Circuit Open -

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