P281B - Pressure Control Solenoid 'H' Control Circuit/Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P281B Possible Causes

  • Faulty Pressure Control Solenoid 'H'
  • Pressure Control Solenoid 'H' harness is open or shorted
  • Pressure Control Solenoid 'H' circuit poor electrical connection
  • Blockage in Transmission Valve Body

First diagnose P281B 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 P281B code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P281B 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.

P281B Possible Symptoms

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

P281B Description

The Transmission Control Module (TCM) uses the vehicle speed signal to determine the actual gear position (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th. 5th or 6th gear). Then the TCM compares the actual gear with the shift schedule in the TCM memory to detect shift solenoid valves and valve body mechanical problems.
OBDII Code P281B - Pressure Control Solenoid 'H' Control Circuit/Open - AutoCodes.com

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