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P1840 CADILLAC

P1840 CADILLAC - Internal Mode Switch 'S' Circuit Low Voltage

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Internal Mode Switch
  • Internal Mode Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Internal Mode Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • P1840 Cadillac Description

    The internal mode switch indicates to the Transmission Control Module (TCM) which gear position the vehicle operator has selected. The internal mode switch consists of 5 separate hall effect switches. Each hall effect switch is supplied a 9 V reference circuit and a signal circuit from the TCM. Each signal circuit for each gear selector position will have either a voltage reading of 0.70-0.96 V indicting On or 1.68-2.38 V indicating Off. The voltage values on each internal mode switch circuit will change and are dependent on the position of the gear selector. The state of each internal mode switch A/B/C/P/S signal circuit is displayed on the scan tool.
    OBDII Code P1840 Cadillac - Internal Mode Switch 'S' Circuit Low Voltage - AutoCodes.com

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