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 12.4 mph (20 km/h) for over 20 seconds.

DTC No.

DTC Detection Conditions

Trouble Areas

P0617

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

(b) Engine speed more than 1,000 rpm

(c) STA signal ON

• Starter relay circuit

• Ignition switch

• ECM

: A/T denotes Automatic Transmission models and M/T denotes Manual Transmission models.

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