Lexus RX (RX 350L, RX450h) 2016-2022 Repair Manual: Linear Solenoid Power Supply System Malfunction (C120C)

DESCRIPTION

This DTC is output by the 4WD ECU assembly if a malfunction occurs in the linear solenoid power supply system.

DTC No.

Detection Item

DTC Detection Condition

Trouble Area

C120C

Linear Solenoid Power Supply System Malfunction

  • When the 4WD relay is operating, the 4WD relay monitor remains off for 1 second or more while the voltage at the IG1 terminal is 9.5 V or more
  • When the 4WD relay is operating, the 4WD relay monitor remains off for 1 second or more while the voltage at the IG1 terminal is less than 9.5 V
  • While the 4WD relay is not operating, the 4WD relay monitor remains on for 1 second or more after the engine switch is turned on (IG)
  • Wire harness and connector (IG1 circuit, GND circuit)
  • 4WD ECU assembly

WIRING DIAGRAM

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

  • Inspect the fuses for circuits related to this system before performing the following inspection procedure.
  • When the 4WD ECU assembly is replaced with a known good one from another vehicle, it is necessary to perform calibration.

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HINT:

Check the condition of each related circuit connector before troubleshooting.

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PROCEDURE

1.

CHECK HARNESS AND CONNECTOR (IG1 TERMINAL)

(a) Disconnect the R10 4WD ECU assembly connector.

(b) Turn the engine switch on (IG).

(c) Measure the voltage according to the value(s) in the table below.

Standard Voltage:

Tester Connection

Switch Condition

Specified Condition

R10-3 (IG1) -Body ground

Engine switch on (IG)

11 to 14 V

NG

REPAIR OR REPLACE HARNESS OR CONNECTOR

OK

2.

CHECK HARNESS AND CONNECTOR (GND TERMINAL)

(a) Turn the engine switch off.

(b) Measure the resistance according to the value(s) in the table below.

Standard Resistance:

Tester Connection

Condition

Specified Condition

R10-4 (GND) -Body ground

Always

Below 1 Ω

NG

REPAIR OR REPLACE HARNESS OR CONNECTOR

OK

3.

RECONFIRM DTC

(a) Connect the R10 4WD ECU assembly connector.

(b) Clear the DTCs.

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Chassis > Four Wheel Drive > Clear DTCs

(c) Turn the engine switch off.

(d) Turn the engine switch on (IG).

(e) Check that no DTCs other than DTC C120C are output.

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Chassis > Four Wheel Drive > Trouble Codes

Result

Proceed to

DTCs other than C120C are not output

A

DTCs other than C120C are output

B

A

REPLACE 4WD ECU ASSEMBLY

B

REPAIR CIRCUIT INDICATED BY OUTPUT CODE

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