P0853 - Drive Switch Input Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P0853 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Drive Switch
  • Drive Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Drive Switch circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0853

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.

Cost of diagnosing the P0853 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0853 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0853 Description

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitors the Drive Switch signal. The TCM sets the OBDII code when the Drive Switch is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code P0853 - Drive Switch Input Circuit - AutoCodes.com

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