Engine-Codes - Generic - P0849

P0849 - Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B' Circuit Intermittent

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0849 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B'
  • Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B' harness is open or shorted
  • Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B' circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0849 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 P0849 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0849 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P0849 Meaning

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitors the Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch signal. The TCM sets the OBDII code when the Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • P0849 CHRYSLER Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B' Circuit Intermittent
  • P0849 DODGE Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B' Circuit Intermittent
  • P0849 JEEP Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B' Circuit Intermittent
  • P0849 MERCEDES-BENZ Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'B' Circuit Intermittent

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