Engine-Codes - Generic - U1013

U1013 - Invalid Internal Control Module Monitoring Data Received From TCM

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U1013 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Transmission Control Module (TCM)
  • Transmission Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Transmission Control Module circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)/Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How is the U1013 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 U1013 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U1013 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

U1013 Meaning

Network Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) concerns occur during module to module communication. Invalid data network concerns - data is transferred within the normal inter-module message but contains known invalid data. The receiving module logs a DTC related to the invalid data concern.

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Information for specific makes

  • U1013 FORD Invalid Internal Control Module Monitoring Data Received From TCM
  • U1013 LINCOLN Invalid Internal Control Module Monitoring Data Received From TCM
  • U1013 MERCURY Invalid Internal Control Module Monitoring Data Received From TCM

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