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U2010 Mercury Code - Illumination Switch Circuit Short

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|Code U2010 Mercury Possible Causes

  • Faulty Illumination Switch
  • Illumination Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Illumination Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

|How do I Fix the Code U2010 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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|Code U2010 Mercury Tech Notes

U2010:11 Illumination Switch Circuit Short to Ground
U2010:15 Illumination Switch Circuit Short to Battery or Open

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code U2010 Mercury?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U2010 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.

|What are Code U2010 Mercury Possible Symptoms?

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

|Code U2010 Mercury Description

The Body Control Module (BCM) supplies voltage to all non-networked illumination sources through 1 of 3 circuits. Each circuit has separate Field-Effect Transistor (FET) protection that is used to disable the output driver for the circuit if a short to ground is detected. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set in continuous memory and on-demand when the BCM detects an excessive or a lower than expected current draw from a switch illumination circuit.

OBDII Code U2010 Mercury - Illumination Switch Circuit Short -
U2010 Mercury Code - Illumination Switch Circuit Short

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