Description

While the engine is being cranked, the positive battery voltage is applied to terminal STA of the ECM. If the ECM detects the Starter Control (STA) signal while the vehicle is being driven, it determines that there is a malfunction in the STA circuit. The ECM then illuminates the MIL and sets the DTC. This monitor runs when the vehicle is driven at 12.43 mph (20 km/h) for over 20 seconds.

DTC No.

DTC Detection Condition

Trouble Area

P0617

When conditions (a), (b) and (c) are met, positive (+B) battery voltage 10.5 V or more is applied to ECM for 20 seconds (1 trip detection logic)

(b) Engine speed 1,000 rpm or more

(c) STA signal ON

• Park/Neutral Position (PNP) switch

• Starter relay circuit

• Ignition switch

• ECM

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