P0861 - Gear Shift Control Module 'A' Communication Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P0861 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Gear Shift Control Module 'A'
  • Gear Shift Control Module 'A' harness is open or shorted
  • Gear Shift Control Module 'A' circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0861

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 P0861 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0861 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)

P0861 Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Gear Shift Control Module. The ECM sets the OBDII when there is a problem communicating with the Gear Shift Control Module.
OBDII Code P0861 - Gear Shift Control Module 'A' Communication Circuit Low - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • P0861 DODGE Gear Shift Control Module 'A' Communication Circuit Low

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