Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0836 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 P0836 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P0836

    OBD-II Code 4-wheel drive light is flashing is defined as a Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Switch Circuit

    The 4-Wheel Drive Switch Circuit tells the Transmission Control Module (TCM) what mode the 4-wheel drive system is in (i.e. 4-wheel high, 4-wheel low, 2-wheel). If this switch does not send back a plausible signal, code P0836 will be stored and the 4-wheel drive system may be disabled.

    4-wheel drive light is flashing Symptoms

    • 4-wheel drive light is flashing
    • 4-wheel drive system is disabled

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0836 Code

    • 4-wheel drive switch failure
    • Transfer case switch failure
    • Transmission Control Module (TCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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