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B14F1 FORD Code - High Side Driver 2

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Apr 23, 2019
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|B14F1 FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Upfitter Interface Module
  • Upfitter Interface Module harness is open or shorted
  • Upfitter Interface Module circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix code B14F1 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.

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|B14F1 FORD code tech notes

B14F1:11 High Side Driver 2 Short To Ground
B14F1:12 High Side Driver 2 Short To battery
B14F1:13 High Side Driver 2 Open Circuit

|Cost of diagnosing B14F1 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B14F1 FORD 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.

|What are B14F1 FORD code possible symptoms?

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

|B14F1 FORD code description

The Upfitter Interface Module utilizes a Field Effect Transistor (FET) protective circuit strategy to protect the low and high side driver output circuits. Output loads (current levels) are monitored for excessive current (which is typically caused by a short circuit to ground) and are shut down (turns off the voltage or ground provided by the module) when a fault is detected.
A short to battery voltage occurring on either a low or high side driver output circuit may also result in a temporarily loss of operation in the output circuit (no voltage or ground will be applied to the output circuit) to protect the module against a potential over temperature condition.
A Field Effect Transistor (FET) is a type of transistor that the module uses to control and monitor current flow on module output circuits. The Field Effect Transistor (FET) protection strategy prevents damage from occurring to the module.
Whenever a FET is turned off because of a fault condition a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is set in the module which corresponds to the specific fault observed. The module resets the Field Effect Transistor (FET) protection and allows the circuit to function when the fault is corrected or the ignition is cycled off and then back on. The ignition should always be cycled from off to on after a fault is corrected to ensure that FET protection is reset.

OBDII Code b14f1 ford - High Side Driver 2 -
B14F1 FORD Code - High Side Driver 2

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