P1617 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

P1617 – Engine Oil Level Switch Circuit

 

P1617 Possible Symptoms

 

Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

 

P1617 Possible Causes

 

Faulty Engine Oil Level (EOL),Engine Oil Level (EOL) harness is open or shorted,Engine Oil Level (EOL) circuit poor electrical connection

 

P1617 Description

 

With the engine speed over 2000 rpm, throttle position over 5%, VSS input over 3 mph, vehicle in steady state cruise (no lateral acceleration detected), the Powertrain Control module (PCM) detects a low Engine Oil Level (EOL) switch signal (low voltage), and/or no transition of the EOL switch for at least 8 seconds.