PTD 002159.09 – Incorrect CAN Bus Message, Information from RPM Control Software

PTD 002159.09 (PTD 2159.09)

Code: 002159.09

Shortcode: 2159.09


This diagnostic trouble code is generated when a data transfer problem occurs between the PTD control software and the RPM control software. Reception of messages sent on the CAN Bus by the RPM control software is intermittent or non-existent, indicating an open circuit, short circuit, or faulty CAN Bus terminators.


When this error is detected, the control software may have limited or no functionality, affecting the overall operation of the equipment.


Inspect CAN Bus Wiring:

  • Check all CAN Bus wiring for signs of damage, wear, or loose connections.
  • Repair or replace any damaged wires or connectors.

Test CAN Bus Terminators:

  • Verify that the CAN Bus terminators are functioning correctly.
  • Replace any faulty terminators.

Check for Short Circuits:

  • Inspect the CAN Bus for potential short circuits.
  • Repair any identified short circuits.

Verify RPM and PTD Connections:

  • Ensure that the connections between the RPM and PTD control software are secure and free from corrosion.

Consult Technical Support:

  • If the issue persists, consult technical support or a qualified technician for further diagnosis and repair.

Monitor System:

  • After repairs, monitor the CAN Bus communication to ensure it is functioning correctly.


Regular inspection and maintenance of the CAN Bus system can help prevent communication issues and ensure reliable operation of the control software.

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