PTP 524020.31 – Transmission In Gear at Power Up

PTP 524020.31 (PTP )

Code: 524020.31



This error code is stored when the tractor is started up in gear instead of in neutral. It serves as an informational warning to the operator.


The control unit commands the transmission to park, and the condition is recoverable by moving the drive lever to neutral.


  • Start in Neutral:
    Ensure the tractor is in neutral before starting the engine.
  • Operator Training:
    Instruct operators to always check and confirm that the drive lever is in the neutral position before starting the vehicle.


This code is informational and indicates proper operation according to the safety protocol. It is not indicative of any mechanical problem.

Control Units: John Deere

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