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U2016 MERCURY Code - Powertrain Control Module Short To Ground

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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Updated Nov 23, 2020
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|U2016 MERCURY code possible causes

  • Faulty Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center)
  • Overhead Trip Computer harness is open or shorted
  • Overhead Trip Computer circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix code U2016 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 U2016 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U2016 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 U2016 MERCURY code possible symptoms?

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

|U2016 MERCURY code description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the signal from the Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center). The PCM sets the OBDII code when the signal from the Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) (Message Center) is short to ground.

OBDII Code U2016 Mercury - Powertrain Control Module Short To Ground -
Powertrain Control Module Short To Ground

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