RPT 524224.02 – Rear PTO Switch, Malfunction

RPT 524224.02 (RPT )

Code: 524224.02



This diagnostic trouble code, RPT 524224.02, is generated when the messages from the OIC (Operator Interface Control) control software about the rear PTO switch value are not plausible. The OIC diagnostic trouble codes take priority.


When this error is detected, the functionality of the rear PTO is significantly limited or entirely non-functional.


Inspect Rear PTO Switch:

  • Check the rear PTO switch for proper operation.
  • Replace the switch if it is found to be defective.

Inspect Wiring and Connections:

  • Check the wiring and connections associated with the rear PTO switch for signs of damage, corrosion, or loose connections.
  • Repair or replace any damaged wires or connectors.

Verify CAN Bus Communication:

  • Use diagnostic tools to test the CAN bus communication for any irregularities or failures.
  • Ensure that all CAN messages from the OIC control software are being correctly transmitted and received by the RPT control software.

Update Control Software:

  • Ensure that both the OIC and RPT control software are updated to the latest versions.
  • Install any available patches or updates that address communication issues.

Consult Technical Support:

  • If the problem persists, consult with technical support or the equipment manufacturer for further assistance.
  • Provide detailed error logs and diagnostic reports to aid in troubleshooting.


Regular maintenance and inspections of the rear PTO switch and associated wiring can help prevent such issues. Ensuring that the control software is up-to-date is crucial for maintaining reliable operation.

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