P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ Code - Shift Solenoid 'D' Intermittent
|P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ 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 P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ 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 P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ code
The cost to diagnose the P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ 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 P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ 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 P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ code possible symptoms?
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Transmission will not shift gears
|What is P0769 MERCEDES-BENZ 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.