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P0816 MERCEDES-BENZ Code - Downshift Switch Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0816 MERCEDES-BENZ code possible causes

  • Faulty Downshift Switch
  • Downshift Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Downshift Switch circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the P0816 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 P0816 MERCEDES-BENZ code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0816 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.

|What are P0816 MERCEDES-BENZ code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P0816 MERCEDES-BENZ code meaning?

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitors the Downshift Switch Circuit signal. The TCM sets the OBDII code when the Downshift Switch Circuit signal is not to factory specifications.

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