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B1602 MERCURY - PATS Received Invalid Format Of Key-Code From Ignition Key Transponder

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Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B1602 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) key
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How do I fix code B1602 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 B1602 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1602 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)

B1602 Mercury Description

During each vehicle start sequence, the transceiver reads the Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) key identification code and circuit send the data to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).
OBDII Code B1602 Mercury - PATS Received Invalid Format Of Key-Code From Ignition Key Transponder - AutoCodes.com

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