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P0778 CHRYSLER - Shift Pressure Solenoid Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P0778 CHRYSLER Possible Causes

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty Shift Pressure Solenoid valve
  • Shift Pressure Solenoid valve harness is open or shorted
  • Shift Pressure Solenoid valve circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0778 CHRYSLER

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.

Tech Notes

When a transmission solenoid is malfunctioned, in most cases the problem is not the electrical part of the solenoid; the problem is foreign material obstructing the mechanical function of the solenoid or the flow of the fluid through the transmission valve body. If the transmission fluid is dirty, it's recommended to change the transmission fluid and if possible removing the transmission pan for further diagnosis. Excessive debris or metal particles on the transmission pan could be an indication that there is a mechanical transmission failure and that the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced.

Cost of diagnosing the P0778 CHRYSLER code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0778 CHRYSLER code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

When is the code detected?

The TCM has detected voltage on the shift pressure solenoid during a period when the solenoid is not active

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Transmission shift shock

P0778 Chrysler Description

The shift pressure solenoid valve regulates the oil pump discharge pressure to suit the driving condition in response to a signal sent from the Transmission Control Module (TCM).
OBDII Code P0778 Chrysler - Shift Pressure Solenoid Circuit - AutoCodes.com

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