P0971 ACURA - Problem in A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'C' Circuit High
P0971 ACURA Possible Causes
- Faulty A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'C'
- A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'C' harness is open or shorted
- A/T Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Valve 'C' circuit poor electrical connection
First diagnose P0971 ACURA code
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 P0971 ACURA code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0971 ACURA 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.
P0971 ACURA Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Transmission will not shift gears.
P0971 Acura DescriptionA/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve C is used for clutch pressure control. A spool in A/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve C pushes the valve according to the duty cycle that is controlled by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) (The hydraulic pressure is proportional to the current). The PCM measures the current flowing through A/T clutch pressure control solenoid valve C and uses feedback control to compensate for the difference between the actual current and the commanded one. If the measured current for the PCM output duty cycle is not within a specified range (circuit short or open), the PCM detects a malfunction and stores a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC).
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