P1A79 GMC - Starter/Generator Control Module Coolant Temperature Sensor 3 Circuit Low Voltage
P1A79 GMC Possible Causes
- Faulty Starter/Generator Control Module (SGCM)
- Starter/Generator Control Module (SGCM) harness is open or shorted
- Starter/Generator Control Module (SGCM) circuit poor electrical connection
How do I fix code P1A79 GMC?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 connector's pins.
Cost of diagnosing the P1A79 GMC code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1A79 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.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1A79 GMC DescriptionThe Starter/Generator Control Module (SGCM) monitors its internal fluid temperature sensors to control the SGCM coolant pump and SGCM cooling fan. The internal fluid temperature sensors of the SGCM are thermistors and are not serviceable. When the internal fluid temperatures are cold, the resistances of the sensors are high and the voltage signals are high. When the internal fluid temperatures are hot, the resistances of the sensors are low and the voltage signals are low. The input parameters are not displayed on the scan tool.
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