Engine-Codes - Generic - B0977

B0977 - Start Indicator Control Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B0977 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Ignition Mode Switch
  • Ignition Mode Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition Mode Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B0977 code repair?

Start by checking 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the B0977 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0977 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

B0977 Meaning

The Ignition Mode Switch has 3 LEDs that indicate the vehicle power mode. When the vehicle is in the Off mode, the Off LED may illuminate. Pressing the lower button of the ignition mode switch, the vehicle enters the accessory mode and ACC LED will illuminate. Keeping the lower button pressed for about 5-6 seconds, the vehicle enters run mode with the engine off and the START LED will illuminate. All these LEDs have the voltage supplied from the Body Control Module (BCM) through the ignition mode switch supply voltage circuit. The ground path for each LED is controlled by the BCM.

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