P1780 - Transmission Control Switch Out of Self-Test Range
P1780 Possible Causes
- Transmission Control Switch (TCS) not cycled during the self-test
- Faulty Transmission Control Switch
- Transmission Control Switch harness is open or shorted
- Transmission Control Switch circuit poor electrical connection
How is the P1780 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 P1780 code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the P1780 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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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1780 MeaningThe Transmission Control Switch (TCS) is a momentary contact switch that is located on the end of the transmission control selector lever. Pushing the TCS will either disengage or engage the overdrive function of the transmission. During Key ON Engine Running (KOER) self-test the TCS must be cycled, the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set anytime Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects a TCS out of self-test range.
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