P0650 GMC - Malfunction Indicator Lamp Control Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P0650 GMC Possible Causes

  • Faulty Malfunction Indicator Lamp Bulb
  • Malfunction Indicator Lamp Bulb harness is open or shorted
  • Malfunction Indicator Lamp Bulb circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

First diagnose P0650 GMC 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 P0650 GMC code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0650 GMC 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.

When is the P0650 GMC code detected?

If the fault detection circuit senses a voltage other than what is expected, the fault line status will change causing the P0650 code will set.

P0650 GMC Possible Symptoms

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

P0650 Gmc Description

A voltage is supplied directly to the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL). The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) controls the lamp by grounding the control circuit via an internal switch called a driver. The primary function of the driver is to supply the ground for the component being controlled. Each driver has a fault line which is monitored by the PCM. When the PCM is commanding a component ON, the voltage of the control circuit should be near 0 volts. When the PCM is commanding the control circuit to a component OFF, the voltage potential of the circuit should be near battery voltage.
OBDII Code P0650 Gmc - Malfunction Indicator Lamp Control Circuit Malfunction - AutoCodes.com

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