OBDII Code List

P179A CADILLAC - Auxiliary Transmission Fluid Pump Overspeed

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P179A CADILLAC Possible Causes

  • Faulty Auxiliary Transmission Fluid Pump
  • Auxiliary Transmission Fluid Pump harness is open or shorted
  • Auxiliary Transmission Fluid Pump circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P179A CADILLAC 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P179A CADILLAC code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P179A CADILLAC 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.

P179A CADILLAC Possible Symptoms

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

P179a Cadillac Description

This diagnostic monitors the output speed of the high voltage motor. The absolute value of the sensed speed of the motor is compared against a threshold. If the sensed speed is above the fail threshold for sufficient time, the diagnostic will fail.

OBDII Code P179a Cadillac - Auxiliary Transmission Fluid Pump Overspeed -

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