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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0571 diagnostic trouble code. We've provided the common symptoms that occur when this code is set along with the frequent repairs that address the issues related to the P0571 code.

What Does P0571 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0571 is defined as a Brake Switch "A" Circuit

    The Brake Switch tells the engine control module (PCM) that the brake pedal is depressed. This switch also controls the brake lights. If the PCM detects the vehicle is slowing down without the brake light switch telling the PCM the pedal is depressed, the PCM will set code P0571.

    P0571 Symptoms

    • Brake lights may not illuminate
    • Cruise control will not operate

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0571 Code

    • Brake switch failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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