Engine-Codes - Buick - P0965 BUICK

P0965 BUICK - Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid 2 System Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0965 BUICK Possible Causes

  • Faulty Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid 2
  • Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid 2 harness is open or shorted
  • Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid 2 circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0965 BUICK 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 P0965 BUICK code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0965 BUICK 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)

P0965 BUICK Meaning

The clutch Pressure Control (PC) solenoid 2 is part of the control solenoid (w/body and TCM) valve assembly and is not serviced separately. The Transmission Control Module (TCM) supplies 12 volts to the clutch PC solenoid 2 on the high side driver 2 circuit. The TCM control the PC solenoid 2 through the clutch PC solenoid 2 control circuit. The normally high clutch PC solenoid 2 flows fluid to the 3-5-R clutch when commanded OFF and exhausts fluid when commanded ON. The clutch PC 2 regulates the transmission fluid pressure to the 3-5-R clutch.

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