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P0622 SATURN - Generator Field Control Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P0622 SATURN Possible Causes

  • Battery charge
  • Faulty Generator (Alternator)
  • Generator harness is open or shorted
  • Generator circuit poor electrical connection
  • Engine Control Module (ECM) controlled generator
  • Faulty ECM

First diagnose P0622 SATURN 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P0622 SATURN code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0622 SATURN 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.

P0622 SATURN Possible Symptoms

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

P0622 Saturn Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) uses the generator turn on signal circuit to control the generator. A high side driver within the ECM allows the ECM to turn the generator ON and OFF. When Generator operation is desired, the ECM sends a 5 volt signal to the voltage regulator via the generator turn on signal circuit. This causes the voltage regulator to begin controlling the generator field circuit. Once the Generator is enabled by the ECM, the voltage regulator controls generator output independently of the ECM. Under certain operating conditions, the ECM can turn Off the generator by turning Off the 5 volt signal on the generator turn on signal circuit.
OBDII Code P0622 Saturn - Generator Field Control Circuit Malfunction -

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