Engine-Codes - Generic - P0878

P0878 - Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'D' Circuit High

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

P0878 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code P0878

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 P0878 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0878 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)

P0878 Meaning

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

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Information for specific makes

  • P0878 DODGE Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'D' Circuit High
  • P0878 TOYOTA Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch 'D' Circuit High

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