Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0817 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 P0817 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P0817

    OBD-II Code Engine will not crank is defined as a Starter Disable Circuit/Open

    The engine computer (PCM) verifies that the transmission is in Park/Neutral before allowing the vehicle to crank. If the Transmission Control Module does not tell the PCM it is okay to crank the vehicle, code P0817 will be set.

    Engine will not crank Symptoms

    • Engine will not crank

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0817 Code

    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Transmission Control Module (TCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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