PTD 523953.02 – Reverse Drive Lever, Wrong Direction Detected

PTD 523953.02 (PTD )

Code: 523953.02



This diagnostic trouble code is generated when the control software detects that the reverse drive lever position does not match the desired direction of travel from the TID control software.


When this error is detected, the control software may limit or disable the transmission functions.


Inspect Reverse Drive Lever:

  • Check the reverse drive lever for any signs of mechanical issues or misalignment.
  • Ensure that the lever is properly positioned and functioning correctly.

Verify TID Control Software:

  • Ensure that the TID control software is updated and free from errors that might cause incorrect direction commands.
  • Reprogram or update the TID control software if necessary.

Check Wiring and Connections:

  • Inspect the wiring and connections to the reverse drive lever for signs of damage, corrosion, or loose connections.
  • Repair or replace any damaged wires or connectors.

Consult Technical Support:

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

Monitor System:

  • After repairs, monitor the reverse drive lever and control software to ensure they are functioning correctly and providing accurate direction commands.


Regular updates and maintenance of the control software and mechanical components can help prevent direction detection issues and ensure reliable operation.

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