Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0802 diagnostic trouble code. We've provided the common symptoms that occur when this code is set along with the frequent repairs that address the issues related to the P0802 code.

What Does P0802 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0802 is defined as a Transmission Control System MIL Request Circuit/Open

    The automatic transmission matches the engine optimum power and torque characteristics to the driver's desired rate of acceleration and speed by auto-selecting different gear ratios or 'speeds' to power the wheels. When the Transmission control module (TCM) detects an issue with the transmission, it will send a message to the engine computer (PCM) to set code P0802. Additional codes are usually stored in the TCM.

    P0802 Symptoms

    • Increased fuel consumption
    • Transmission may not shift properly
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