Engine-Codes - Generic - P0872

P0872 - Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'C' Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0872 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 P0872 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 P0872 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0872 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)

P0872 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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Information for specific makes

  • P0872 ACURA 4th Clutch Transmission Fluid Pressure Switch Short Or Stuck ON
  • P0872 CHEVROLET Pressure Switch Solenoid 'E' Circuit Low/Stuck Closed
  • P0872 DODGE Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'C' Circuit Low
  • P0872 GMC Pressure Switch Solenoid 'E' Circuit Low/Stuck Closed
  • P0872 HONDA 4th Clutch Transmission Fluid Pressure Switch Short Or Stuck ON
  • P0872 TOYOTA Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'C' Circuit Low

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