Engine-Codes - Generic - P0C78

P0C78 Code - Hybrid Battery System Precharge Time Too Long

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|What are the Possible Causes of the P0C78 Code?

  • Faulty Inverter with converter assembly
  • Inverter with converter assembly harness is open or shorted
  • Inverter with converter assembly circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Power management control ECU

|How to Fix the P0C78 Code?

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 P0C78 code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0C78 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.

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|What are P0C78 code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0C78 Code Mean?

The inverter contains a three-phase bridge circuit, which consists of six power transistors (IGBTs) each for MG1 and MG2. The inverter converts high-voltage direct current from the HV battery into three-phase alternating current for generator (MG1) and motor (MG2); it also converts three-phase alternating current supplied by generator (MG1) and motor (MG2) into direct current for the HV battery. The MG ECU controls the actuation of the power transistors (IGBTs). The inverter transmits information necessary for control, such as amperage and voltage, to the MG ECU.

Hybrid Battery System Precharge Time Too Long

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|P0C78 code information for specific makes

  • P0C78 BUICK Hybrid/EV Battery System Precharge Time Too Long
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  • P0C78 CHEVROLET Hybrid/EV Battery System Precharge Time Too Long
  • P0C78 GMC Hybrid/EV Battery System Precharge Time Too Long
  • P0C78 LEXUS Hybrid Battery System Precharge Time Too Long
  • P0C78 TOYOTA Hybrid Battery System Precharge Time Too Long

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