Engine-Codes - Generic - P0883

P0883 - TCM Power Input Signal High

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

P0883 Possible Causes

  • Transmission Control Module (TCM) Power and/or Ground connection
  • Faulty Transmission Solenoids
  • Faulty Transmission Control Module (TCM)
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • Transmission Control Module (TCM) harness is open or shorted
  • Transmission Control Module (TCM) circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0883

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 P0883 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0883 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)

P0883 Meaning

The Transmission Control Output circuit is used to supply power to the Transmission Solenoid/TRS Assembly and to the PCM when in normal operating mode. The purpose of the Transmission Output circuit is to allow the Transmission Control System to turn off the power to the Transmission Solenoid/TRS Assembly in event that the transmission should need to be placed into limp-in mode due to a DTC.
After a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) reset, (ignition switch turned to the run position, or after cranking the engine) the Transmission Control System verifies that the Transmission Output circuit is open by checking for voltage on the Transmission Output circuits before the Transmission Control System request for the circuit to be powered up. The request is sent by a direct circuit control from the PCM to the TIPM. If voltage is detected on the Transmission Output circuits before the request is sent, the DTC will set.

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