FCC 002872.02 – Light Switch, Fault

FCC 002872.02 (FCC 2872.02)

Code: 002872.02

Shortcode: 2872.02


This error code is generated when the control software receives several implausible input signals from the light switch simultaneously. This typically indicates a defective light switch or a fault in the circuit.


The control software will have limited or no functionality of the lighting system, which can affect visibility and safety, especially during low light conditions.


  • Inspect Light Switch: Check the light switch for signs of malfunction or damage. Replace if necessary.
  • Examine Wiring and Circuit: Inspect the wiring and circuit related to the lighting system for any faults, such as short circuits or loose connections.
  • Test Control Software: Use diagnostic tools to test the control software for proper interpretation of light switch signals.
  • Check Fuse and Relays: Verify that the fuse and relays associated with the lighting system are functioning correctly.
  • Consult Technical Support: If the issue persists, contact John Deere technical support for further diagnostics and assistance.


Proper functioning of the lighting system is essential for safe vehicle operation, particularly in low light or nighttime conditions. Regular checks and maintenance can help prevent such issues.

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