P0617 Ford

Ford P0617 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0617 Starter Relay Circuit Short Circuit

P0617 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0617
Starter Relay Circuit High
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0617 definition:
While the engine is being cranked, the battery positive voltage is applied to starter terminal of the ECM.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0617
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Engine may not start
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0617
– Short in Park and Neutral Position (PNP) switch assembly circuit – Park and Neutral Position (PNP) switch assembly – Ignition switch – ECM The Error code is generally activated on detection of the following conditions: If the vehicle is being driven and the ECM detects the starter control signal (STA), the ECM concludes that the starter control circuit is malfunctioning. The ECM will turn on the MIL and will set a DTC.