Engine-Codes - Generic - P079B

P079B Code - Transmission Friction Element 'B' Slip Detected

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P079B code possible causes

  • Low tire air pressure
  • Damaged steering gear bellows boot
  • Contaminated gear/rack
  • Inner tie rods
  • Steering gear internal failure

|How is the P079B 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 P079B code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P079B 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.

|What are P079B code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What is P079B code meaning?

The Power Steering Control Module (PSCM) will monitor the amount of force needed to assist with vehicle steering when the ignition is ON and the voltage supply to the PSCM is above 6 volts, all other Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS) sensors are
functioning correctly and the EPAS gear is providing assist.

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