Dodge P1279: Starter Control Circuit 2 Open

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Dodge P1279: Starter Control Circuit 2 Open

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What Does The Dodge P1279 Code Mean?

With the ignition on. Battery voltage greater than 10.4 volts and the Main Relay on. TIPM requesting Starter operation. Actual Starter state is not equal to desired state. One Trip Fault. Three good trips to turn off the MIL.

What Are The Potential Causes Of The Dodge P1279 Code?

  • (T750) starter control output circuit open
  • Starter
  • Totally integrated power module (TIPM)

Recommended Parts

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Reference Sources

Dodge P1279, DTCDECODE.

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