P0780 - Shift Control System Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P0780 Possible Causes

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Faulty shifting solenoid valve
  • Shifting solenoid valve harness is open or shorted
  • Shifting solenoid valve circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0780?

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 P0780 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0780 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 P0780 codes is detected when no rotation change occurs between input (turbine revolution sensor) and output (revolution sensor) and shifting time is long or when shifting ends immediately or when engine revs up unusually during shifting.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0780 Description

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitors the transmission mechanical shifting through various sensors. This malfunction is detected when the A/T does not shift as instructed by the TCM. This is not caused by electrical malfunction (circuits open or shorted) but by mechanical malfunction such as control valve sticking,improper solenoid valve operation, etc.
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