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2010 chev van 6.0 p1682 code ign stays engaged in crank pos JA:

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2010 chev van 6.0 p1682 code ign stays engaged in crank pos
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Customer: crank no start
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Customer: checked fuses
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Eric replied 6 months ago.
HI, DTC P1682- Ignition 1 Switch Circuit 2Diagnostic Fault InformationTypical Scan Tool DataCircuit/System DescriptionThere are 2 ignition voltage circuits supplied to the engine control module (ECM). The first ignition circuit is provided by the powertrain relay, through a fuse. This ignition voltage circuit supplies power to all the internal ECM circuits associated with the throttle actuator control (TAC) operation. The second ignition voltage circuit is supplied by the run/crank relay through a fuse, and is used to power the remaining internal ECM circuits. If the ECM detects a voltage difference between the 2 ignition voltage circuits, DTC P1682 will set. Circuit/System TestingNote: You must perform the Circuit/System Verification before proceeding with Circuit/System Testing.1. Ignition ON, observe the scan tool Ignition 1 Signal and the EC Ignition Relay Feedback parameter to determine which is more than 3 V lower than the other.Note: The Ignition 1 Signal is supplied by the Run/Crank relay. The EC Ignition Relay Feedback signal is supplied by the powertrain relay.2. Ignition OFF, remove the relay that corresponds to the scan tool parameter that is more than 3 V lower.Note: A resistance of 6 ohm or greater in the circuit/underhood fuse block will cause the DTC to set.3. Ignition ON, connect a 20 A fused jumper wire between B+ and the applicable ignition voltage circuit terminal 87. Verify that the applicable scan tool parameter displays between 9-14 V.◊If less than the specified value, test the ignition voltage circuit for an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, replace the K20 ECM.4. Ignition OFF, connect a DMM set to the diode setting between the control circuit terminal 86 and ground. Verify the DMM displays OL.◊If not the specified value, test the control circuit for a short to ground. If the circuit tests normal, replace the K20 ECM.5. Ignition ON, verify the DMM displays less than 1 V.◊If not the specified range, test the control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, replace the K20 ECM.6. If all circuits test normal, replace the appropriate relay.
Expert:  Eric replied 6 months ago.
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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Can I read voltage at fuse no access to a scan tool now
Expert:  Eric replied 6 months ago.
HI, You can, but not always as accurate as using the scan tool