P0617 LEXUS Starter Relay Circuit High

Possible causes
– Park/neutral position (PNP) relay (starter relay)
– Park/neutral position (PNP) relay (starter relay) harness is open or shorted
– Park/neutral position (PNP) relay (starter relay) circuit poor electrical connection
– Faulty Transmission Control Module (TCM)
When is the obd code mean?
The P0617 code is detected when the Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a high signal from the starter relay.
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
– Engine may not start
P0617 LEXUS OBD Code Description

While the engine is being cranked, the battery positive voltage is applied to starter terminal of the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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