Engine-Codes - Pontiac - P0751 PONTIAC

P0751 PONTIAC Code - 1-2 Shift Solenoid Valve Performance - No First or Fourth Gear

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0751 PONTIAC code possible causes

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty 1-2 Shift Solenoid valve
  • 1-2 Shift Solenoid valve harness or connectors
  • 1-2 Shift Solenoid valve circuit is open or shorted

|How is the P0751 PONTIAC 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.

|P0751 PONTIAC code tech notes

When the a transmission solenoid is stuck off, in most cases the problem is not the electrical part of the solenoid; the problem is foreign material obstructing the mechanical function of the solenoid or the flow of the fluid through the transmission valve body. If the transmission fluid is very dirty, it is recommend changing the transmission fluid and if possible removing the transmission pan for further diagnosis. Excessive debris or metal particles on the transmission pan could be an indication that there is a transmission mechanical failure and that the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced.

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0751 PONTIAC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0751 PONTIAC 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 P0751 PONTIAC code detected?

The P0751 code is detected when the gear required by the ECM does not match the actual gear when vehicle is driven.

|What are P0751 PONTIAC code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Transmission will not shift gears.

|What is P0751 PONTIAC code meaning?

The 1-2 Shift Solenoid (SS) valve controls the fluid flow acting on the 1-2 and 3-4 shift valves. The 1-2 SS valve is a normally-open exhaust valve that is used with the 2-3 SS valve, in order to allow four different shifting combinations.

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