Engine-Codes - Generic - P0736

P0736 Code - Reverse Incorrect Gear Ratio

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0736 code possible causes

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Shift solenoids
  • Transmission mechanical problems
  • Transmission hydraulic control circuit

|How is the P0736 code repair?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|P0736 code tech notes

Start by inspecting the transmission fluid level and condition, and change fluid if necessary.

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0736 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0736 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|When is the P0736 code detected?

The ECM has detected that the transmission input RPM does not match the transmission output RPM under known conditions

|What are P0736 code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Incorrect transmission shifting

|What is P0736 code meaning?

This diagnosis monitors actual gear position by checking the torque converter slip ratio calculated by Transmission Control Module (TCM) as follows:
Torque converter slip ratio = A x C/B
A: Output shaft revolution signal from revolution sensor
B: Engine speed signal from Engine Control Module (ECM)
C: Gear ratio determined as gear position which TCM supposes

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