AutoCodes - OBDII Code List - P0785 AUDI

P0785 AUDI - Shift/Timing Solenoid Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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P0785 AUDI 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 P0785 AUDI?

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 P0785 AUDI code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0785 AUDI 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.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Transmission may not shift to the next gear

P0785 AUDI Description

The 3-2 Shift Solenoid (SS) valve assembly is a normally-closed, 3-port, on/off device that controls the 3-2 downshift. The solenoid attaches to the control valve body within the transmission. The solenoid receives ignition voltage through circuit 239. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) controls the solenoid by providing a ground path. During a 3-2 downshift, the 2-4 band applies as the 3-4 clutch releases. The PCM varies the timing between the 3-4 clutch release and the 2-4 band apply depending on the vehicle speed and the throttle position.
When the PCM detects a continuous open, short to ground or short to power in the 3-2 SS valve assembly circuit, then DTC P0785 sets.
OBDII Code P0785 Audi - Shift/Timing Solenoid Malfunction - AutoCodes.com

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