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P0783 Volkswagen Code - 3-4 Shift Malfunction

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0783 Volkswagen?

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty shifting solenoid valve
  • Shifting solenoid valve harness is open or shorted
  • Shifting solenoid valve circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the P0783 Volkswagen 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 P0783 Volkswagen?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0783 Volkswagen 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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|What are Code P0783 Volkswagen Possible Symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Transmission may not shift to the next gear

|What Does the P0783 Volkswagen Code Mean?

This P0783 code indicates that the 3-4 shift valve in the valve body is locked in the direction of the spring compression. The Transmission Control Module (TCM) controls the gearshifts by turning the shift solenoid valves ON/OFF and switching oil pressure to the valves in the valve body. The TCM calculates the actual transmission gear by comparing the signals from the input speed sensor and the output speed sensor. The P0783 code is detected when the actual gear position and the commanded gear position are different.

P0783 Volkswagen Code - 3-4 Shift Malfunction

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