P278E - Kick Down Switch Circuit Intermittent/Erratic

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

  • Faulty Kick Down Switch
  • Kick Down Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Kick Down Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • P278e Description

    The 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.
    OBDII Code P278e - Kick Down Switch Circuit Intermittent/Erratic - AutoCodes.com

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