Engine-Codes - Ford - P0972 FORD

P0972 FORD Code - Shift Solenoid 'A' Control Circuit Range/Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0972 FORD code possible causes

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty Shift solenoid 'A' valve
  • Shift solenoid 'A' valve harness or connectors
  • Shift solenoid 'A' valve circuit is open or shorted

|How is the P0972 FORD 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.

|P0972 FORD code tech notes

Ford Focus Shift Solenoid A Repair P0750 P0753 P0972



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|What is the cost to diagnose the P0972 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0972 FORD code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are P0972 FORD code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Transmission will not shift gears

|What is P0972 FORD code meaning?

A/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve C is used for clutch pressure control. A spool in A/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve C 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 C 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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