PTA 524218.31 – Power Zero, Malfunction

PTA 524218.31 (PTA )

Code: 524218.31



This diagnostic trouble code is generated when the PTA control software receives the power zero signal from the TIA control software via the CAN BUS for more than 5 minutes.


Limited or no function of the LHR – reverse drive lever (AutoPowr/IVT transmission) until the error is corrected, indicating a critical issue with the Power Zero command.


Inspect TIA Control Software:

  • Verify that the TIA control software is functioning correctly and not continuously sending the Power Zero signal.
  • Update the TIA control software if necessary.

Check CAN BUS Communication:

  • Ensure that the CAN BUS communication between the TIA and PTA control software is intact.
  • Repair any communication issues.

Examine Power Zero System:

  • Verify the components involved in the Power Zero system are functioning correctly.
  • Repair or replace any faulty components.

Examine Wiring and Connectors:

  • Inspect all wiring and connectors associated with the Power Zero system for signs of damage or disconnection.
  • Repair or replace any damaged components to ensure proper electrical connections.

Consult Technical Support:

  • If the issue persists, consult technical support or the manufacturer for further diagnosis and assistance.


Maintaining proper functionality of the Power Zero command is crucial for vehicle operation. Regular inspection and maintenance of the CAN BUS system can help prevent these issues.

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