Engine-Codes - Gmc - P0872 GMC

P0872 GMC - Pressure Switch Solenoid 'E' Circuit Low/Stuck Closed

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0872 GMC Possible Causes

  • Faulty Pressure Switch Solenoid 'E'
  • Pressure Switch Solenoid 'E' harness is open or shorted
  • Pressure Switch Solenoid 'E' circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0872 GMC?

Check 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.

Cost of diagnosing the P0872 GMC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0872 GMC 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.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Transmission will not shift gears.

P0872 GMC Meaning

The pressure switch manifold (PSM) is a multiple-switch assembly made up of three normally open (N/O) and one normally closed (N/C) pressure switches. The E pressure switch monitors E shift valve positioning and relays it to the transmission control module (TCM). When E pressure switch is in the open state, E shift valve should be in the unstroked position.

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