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.
The cost to diagnose the P0A12 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) controls the DC/DC enable hardwired signal to switch the DC/DC converter on and off. The DC/DC converter provides feedback to the PCM using the hardwired DC/DC fault signal. The DC/DC fault signal indicates to the PCM when the converter is non-operational or when a fault has occurred.
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