P0760 KIA - Shift Control Solenoid 'C' Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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P0760 KIA Possible Causes

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty Shift Control Solenoid 'C' Valve
  • Shift Control Solenoid 'C' Valve harness or connectors
  • Shift Control Solenoid 'C' Valve circuit is open or shorted
  • Faulty Transmission Control Module (TCM)

How do I fix code P0760 KIA?

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.
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Cost of diagnosing the P0760 KIA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0760 KIA 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.

When is the code detected?

The P0760 code is detected when the Transmission Control Module (TCM) detects an improper voltage drop when it tries to operate the solenoid valve.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0760 KIA Description

The Automatic Transmission changes the gear position of the transmission by utilizing a combination of Clutches and Brakes, which are controlled by solenoid valves. The New Alpha Automatic Transmission consists of a: LR (Low and Reverse Brake), KD (Kick Down Brake), FC (Front Clutch), RC (Rear Clutch), and EC (End Clutch). The gear position is determined by the combination of 3 kinds of Shift Control Solenoid Valves. (SCSV A, SCSV B, SCSV C)
The Transmission Control Module (TCM) checks the Shift Control Solenoid Valve C control signal by monitoring the feedback signal from the solenoid valve drive circuit. If an unexpected signal is monitored, (For example, high voltage is detected when low voltage is expected or low voltage is detected when high voltage is expected) the TCM judges that SCSV C control solenoid circuit is malfunctioning and sets this code.
OBDII Code P0760 Kia - Shift Control Solenoid 'C' Malfunction - AutoCodes.com

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