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B1232 MERCURY - PATS Transceiver Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B1232 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver
  • Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver harness is open or shorted
  • Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code B1232 MERCURY

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 B1232 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1232 MERCURY 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)

B1232 Mercury Description

The Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) transceiver reads the PATS key when the key is turned to the START or ON position. The OBDII code sets when there has been a PATS transceiver failure. The PATS transceiver may need to be replaced.
OBDII Code B1232 Mercury - PATS Transceiver Failure - AutoCodes.com

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