Engine-Codes - Dodge - P1277 DODGE

P1277 DODGE - Starter Control Circuit 2 Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1277 DODGE Possible Causes

  • Faulty Starter Relay
  • Faulty Starter Motor
  • Starter Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Starter Motor circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1277 DODGE 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 P1277 DODGE code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1277 DODGE 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.

When is the code detected?

The starter motor state is not equal to the desired state

Possible Symptoms

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

P1277 DODGE Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Starter Motor. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Starter Motor is not to factory specifications.

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