Engine-Codes - Generic - P0894

P0894 Code - Transmission Component Slipping

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the P0894 Code?

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty or contaminated fluid
  • Internal transmission failure
  • Faulty Transmission Control Module (TCM)
  • Transmission Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Transmission Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the P0894 Code?

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 P0894 code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0894 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 P0894 code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0894 Code Mean?

When the Engine Control Module (ECM) requests the neutral locked turbine feature, the Transmission Control Module (TCM) commands the 3rd, 5th, and reverse clutch and the 2-6 clutch to apply, which locks the turbine shaft. This provides a load to the engine and reduces the engine warm-up time. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set when the TCM detects turbine speed greater than 50 RPM for 3 s. This condition must occur 3 times.

Transmission Component Slipping

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