Engine-Codes - Generic - P0917

P0917 - Gear Shift Position Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0917 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Gear Shift Position Sensor
  • Gear Shift Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Gear Shift Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0917?

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 P0917 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0917 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)

P0917 Meaning

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitors the Gear Shift Position Sensor. The TCM sets the OBDII code when the Gear Shift Position Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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