Engine-Codes - Dodge - P0953 DODGE

P0953 DODGE - Auto Shift Manual Control Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0953 DODGE Possible Causes

  • Faulty Auto Shift Manual Switch
  • Auto Shift Manual Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Auto Shift Manual Switch circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0953 DODGE code repair?

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 P0953 DODGE code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0953 DODGE 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P0953 DODGE Meaning

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitors the Auto Shift Manual signal from the Auto Shift Manual Switch. The TCM sets the OBDII code when the signal from the Auto Shift Manual Switch is not to factory specifications.

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