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B1486 MERCURY Code - Brake Pedal Input Circuit Ground Short

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|B1486 MERCURY code possible causes

  • Faulty Brake Pedal Position Switch
  • Brake Pedal Position Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Brake Pedal Position Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Smart Junction Box (SJB)

|How do I fix the B1486 MERCURY 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 B1486 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1486 MERCURY 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 B1486 MERCURY code possible symptoms?

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

|B1486 MERCURY code description

Fused battery voltage is supplied to the Brake Pedal Position (BPP) Switch from Smart Junction Box (SJB) fuse along the circuit. When the brake pedal is pressed, the BPP switch supplies fused battery voltage to the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) module, the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) and the SJB along the circuit.
OBDII Code B1486 Mercury - Brake Pedal Input Circuit Ground Short - AutoCodes.com

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