AutoCodes - OBDII Code List - B12BE MERCURY

B12BE MERCURY - Heated Backlight/Mirror Relay Drive Circuit Shorted To Battery Voltage

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B12BE MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Rear Window Defrost Relay
  • Rear Window Defrost Relay harness is open or shorted
  • Rear Window Defrost Relay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Rear Window Defrost Switch
  • Faulty Rear Window Defrost Grid
  • Faulty Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module

How do I fix code B12BE 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.
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Cost of diagnosing the B12BE MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B12BE 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)

B12BE MERCURY Description

The Rear Window Defrost Relay receives power from the Battery Junction Box (BJB). When the rear window defrost switch is pressed to the ON position, the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module activates the rear window defrost relay by grounding the circuit. When activated, the rear window defrost relay supplies 12 volts to the rear window defrost grid on the circuit. The rear window defrost grid is grounded through the circuit.
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