Engine-Codes - Acura - P0966 ACURA

P0966 ACURA - A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'B' Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

P0966 ACURA Possible Causes

  • Faulty A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'B'
  • A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'B' harness is open or shorted
  • A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'B' circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0966 ACURA

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 P0966 ACURA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0966 ACURA 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)

P0966 ACURA Meaning

A/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve B is used for clutch pressure control. A spool in A/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve B pushes the valve according to the duty cycle that is controlled by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) (The hydraulic pressure is proportional to the current). The PCM measures the current flowing through A/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve B, and uses feedback control to compensate for the difference between the actual current and the commanded one. If the measured current for the PCM output duty cycle is not within a specified range (circuit short or open), the PCM detects a malfunction and stores a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC).

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