Engine-Codes - Generic - P0898

P0898 - Transmission Control System MIL Request Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0898 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Transmission Control Module (TCM)
  • Transmission Control Module (TCM) harness is open or shorted
  • Transmission Control Module (TCM) circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0898?

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 P0898 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0898 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)

P0898 Meaning

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) requests the Engine Control Module (ECM) to set the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL). The ECM sets the OBDII code when the there is a problem communicating to the TCM through the MIL request circuit.

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Information for specific makes

  • P0898 DODGE Transmission Control System MIL Request Circuit Low

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