Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P2617 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 P2617 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P2617

    OBD-II Code Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure is defined as a Crankshaft Position Signal Output Circuit/Open

    The Crankshaft Position Sensor tells the engine computer (PCM) the position of the crankshaft. Inside the PCM is a driver that supplies power and ground to the sensor. If the PCM detects the driver is not functioning properly, code P2617 will set.

    Common Problems That Trigger the P2617 Code

    • Crankshaft Position Sensor (CKP) failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue

    Common Repairs Needed for the P2617 Code

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