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

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0751 Saturn?

  • 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 to Fix the P0751 Saturn Code?

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.

|Code P0751 Saturn 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 Code P0751 Saturn?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0751 Saturn 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.

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|When is the P0751 Saturn 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 Code P0751 Saturn Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0751 Saturn Code Mean?

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.

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

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