Engine-Codes - Generic - P0772

P0772 Code - Shift Solenoid 'E' Stuck On

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0772?

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty shift solenoid 'E' valve
  • Shift solenoid 'E' valve harness is open or shorted
  • Shift solenoid 'E' valve circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the P0772 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 P0772 Tech Notes

When the a transmission solenoid is stuck on, 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 P0772?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0772 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 P0772 Code Detected?

The P0772 code is detected when the gear required by the ECM does not match the actual gear when vehicle is driven.

|What are Code P0772 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0772 Code Mean?

Shift solenoid valve 'E' 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.

P0772 Code - Shift Solenoid 'E' Stuck On

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