AutoCodes - Generic - P0979

P0979 Code - Shift Solenoid 'C' Control Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0979 code possible causes

  • Faulty Shift Solenoid 'C'
  • Shift Solenoid 'C' harness is open or shorted
  • Shift Solenoid 'C' circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix the P0979 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 P0979 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0979 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.

|What are P0979 code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of power
  • Transmission shifting problems

|P0979 code description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) commands gear shifts by turning the shift solenoid valves ON/OFF . When there is an open or short circuit in any shift solenoid valve circuit, the ECM detects the problem and illuminates the engine light and stores the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC), and the ECM performs the fail-safe function and turns the other shift solenoids valves in good condition ON/OFF .
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