ICC 000677.05 – Engine Starter Motor Relay Current Below Normal or Open Circuit

ICC 000677.05 (ICC 677.05)

Code: 000677.05

Shortcode: 677.05


This code indicates that the engine starter motor relay current is below normal, suggesting an open circuit or that the starter output is shorted to the battery. This can be due to a faulty starter relay, wiring issues, or problems with the starter motor itself.


The engine may fail to start, or the starter motor may not operate correctly. The operator might see a warning light or message on the dashboard indicating a starting issue.


  • Inspect Starter Relay and Wiring:
    • Check the starter relay for proper operation and continuity.
    • Inspect the wiring for any signs of damage, loose connections, or corrosion.
  • Test Starter Motor:
    • Verify that the starter motor is functioning correctly.
    • Replace the starter motor if it is found to be defective.
  • Check Electrical Connections:
    • Ensure all electrical connections related to the starter system are secure and free from corrosion.
  • Inspect Battery Connections:
    • Ensure the battery terminals and cables are clean, tight, and free of corrosion.


Regular inspection and maintenance of the starting system can help prevent issues related to the starter relay and motor.

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