P278E - Kick Down Switch Circuit Intermittent/Erratic
P278E Possible Causes
- Faulty Kick Down Switch
- Kick Down Switch harness is open or shorted
- Kick Down Switch circuit poor electrical connection
First diagnose P278E 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 P278E code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P278E 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.
P278E Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P278e DescriptionThe Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitors the Kick Down Switch Circuit signal. The TCM sets the OBDII code when the Kick Down Switch Circuit signal is out of factory specifications.
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