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The system voltage is between 9-16 V.
Conditions for Setting the DTC
A supervised periodic message that includes the transmitter module availability has not been received.
Action Taken When the DTC Sets
* Specific subsystems will not function.
* DTC U0100 in the TCM will cause the transmission to go into default gears.
* Both DTC U0100 in the TCM and DTC U0101 in the ECM will cause the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) to illuminate.
Conditions for Clearing the DTC
* The ECM/TCM module turns OFF the MIL after 4 consecutive ignition cycles that the diagnostic runs and does not fail.
* A current DTC clears when the malfunction is no longer present.
* A history DTC clears when the module ignition cycle counter reaches the reset threshold of 50, without a repeat of the malfunction.
* Sometimes, while diagnosing a specific customer concern or after a repair, you may notice a history U-code present. However, there is no
associated "current" or "active" status. Loss-of- communication U-codes such as these can set for a variety of reasons. Many times, they are
transparent to the vehicle operator and technician, and/or have no associated symptoms. Eventually, they will erase themselves automatically
after a number of fault-free ignition cycles. This condition would most likely be attributed to one of these scenarios:
- A control module on the data communication circuit was disconnected while the communication circuit is awake.
- Power to one or more control modules was interrupted during diagnosis.
- A low battery condition was present, so some control modules stop communicating when battery voltage drops below a certain threshold.
- Battery power was restored to the vehicle and control modules on the communication circuit did not all re-initialize at the same time.
- If a loss-of-communication U-code appears in history for no apparent reason, it is most likely associated with one of the scenarios above.
These are all temporary conditions and should never be interpreted as an intermittent fault, causing you to replace a part.
* A control module may have a U-code stored in history that does not require any repairs. Issues with late or corrupted messages between
control modules can be temporary with no apparent symptom or complaint; this does not mean the control module is faulty. Do not replace a
control module based only on a history U-code.
* Do not replace a control module reporting a U-code. The U-code identifies which control module needs to be diagnosed for a communication
* Communication may be available between the BCM and the scan tool with either the low or high speed GMLAN serial data system
inoperative. This condition is due to the BCM using both the low and high speed GMLAN systems.
* Use Data Link References (See: Powertrain Management/Computers and Control Systems/Information Bus/Testing and Inspection/Initial
Inspection and Diagnostic Overview) to determine if the control module uses high or low speed GMLAN serial data communications.
* Some control modules may not have internal protection for specific control circuits and may open a B+ or ignition fuse. If a fuse is open and
the B+ or ignition circuit is not shorted to ground, ensure none of the control circuits are shorted to ground before replacing the control
* This diagnostic can be used for any control module that is not communicating, regardless of the type of serial data circuit it is connected to,
providing the vehicle is equipped with the control module.
* Data Communication Schematics (See: Powertrain Management/Computers and Control Systems/Information Bus/Diagrams/Electrical
* Control Module References (See: Testing and Inspection/Programming and Relearning)
Connector End View Reference
Component Connector End Views (See: Diagrams/Connector Views)
Description and Operation
Data Link Communications Description and Operation (See: Powertrain Management/Computers and Control Systems/Information
Bus/Description and Operation)
Electrical Information Reference
* Circuit Testing (See: Testing and Inspection/Component Tests and General Diagnostics/Circuit Testing/Circuit Testing)
* Connector Repairs (See: Testing and Inspection/Component Tests and General Diagnostics/Connector Repairs/Connector Repairs)
* Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections (See: Testing and Inspection/Component Tests and General Diagnostics/Circuit
Testing/Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections)
* Wiring Repairs (See: Testing and Inspection/Component Tests and General Diagnostics/Wiring Repairs/Wiring Repairs)