B1453 - Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch Circuit Short To Battery or Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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B1453 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch
  • Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM)

First diagnose B1453 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B1453 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1453 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.

B1453 Possible Symptoms

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

B1453 Description

The Liftgate/Trunk Module (LTM) monitors the Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch. The LTM sets the OBDII code when the LTM detects a concern with the liftgate latch input.
OBDII Code B1453 - Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch Circuit Short To Battery or Open - AutoCodes.com

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B1453 Information for specific makes

  • B1453 FORD Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch Circuit Short To Battery or Open
  • B1453 LINCOLN Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch Circuit Short To Battery or Open
  • B1453 MERCURY Tailgate/Liftgate/Boot/Trunk Latch Position Switch Circuit Short To Battery or Open

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