OBDII Code List

P1279 DODGE - Starter Control Circuit 2 Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P1279 DODGE Possible Causes

  • Faulty Starter Relay
  • Faulty Starter Motor
  • Starter Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Starter Motor circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P1279 DODGE 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 P1279 DODGE code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1279 DODGE 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 P1279 DODGE code detected?

The starter motor state is not equal to the desired state

P1279 DODGE Possible Symptoms

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

P1279 Dodge Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Starter Motor. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Starter Motor is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code P1279 Dodge - Starter Control Circuit 2 Open -

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