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P1870 CHEVROLET

P1870 CHEVROLET - Transmission Component Slipping

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P1870 CHEVROLET Possible Causes

  • Trailer towing may set code
  • Check transmission fluid level
  • Internal transmission fault

First diagnose P1870 CHEVROLET code

    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 terminals.

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Cost of diagnosing the P1870 CHEVROLET code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1870 CHEVROLET 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.

P1870 CHEVROLET Possible Symptoms

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

P1870 CHEVROLET Meaning

With the engine speed over 500 rpm for 5 seconds, Fuel Shutoff inactive, throttle angle from 8.5-35%, Transaxle not in First gear, Transaxle gear range is D4, Transmission Fluid Temperature (TFT) Sensor input 68-266°F, engine torque from 50-200 ft-lbs, engine vacuum 0-105 kPa, Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) commanded on and at Max apply for over 5 seconds, the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects a TCC slip speed of over 200 rpm for over 5 seconds, all conditions met for 3 times with TCC commanded off each time in between cycles.
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