Engine-Codes - Generic - P0769

P0769 Code - Shift Solenoid 'D' Intermittent

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0769?

  • 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 to Fix the P0769 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.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P0769?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0769 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 P0769 Code Detected?

The P0769 code is detected when the gear required by the ECM does not match the actual gear when vehicle is driven.

|What are Code P0769 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0769 Code Mean?

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.

P0769 Code - Shift Solenoid 'D' Intermittent

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