Engine-Codes - Generic - P0870

P0870 Code - Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'C' Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0870 code possible causes

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

|How is the P0870 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 P0870 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0870 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 P0870 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P0870 code meaning?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'C'. The ECM sets the OBDII when the Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'C' is not to factory specifications.

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|P0870 code information for specific makes

  • P0870 DODGE Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'C' Circuit

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