Engine-Codes - Generic - P0765

P0765 Code - Shift Solenoid 'D' Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0765 code possible causes

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty shift solenoid 'D' valve
  • Shift solenoid 'D' valve harness or connectors
  • Shift solenoid 'D' valve circuit is open or shorted

|How is the P0765 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.

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0765 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0765 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 P0765 code detected?

The P0765 code is detected when the ECM detects an improper voltage drop when it tries to operate the solenoid valve.

|What are P0765 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P0765 code meaning?

Shift solenoid valve 'D' is turned ON or OFF by the Transmission Control Module (TCM) in response to signals sent from the park/neutral position (PNP) switch, vehicle speed and Engine Control Module (ECM) (throttle opening). Gears will then be shifted to the optimum position.

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