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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P0872 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 P0872 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P0872

    OBD-II Code Transmission may not shift properly is defined as a Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch "C" Circuit Low

    The Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor tells the Transmission control module (TCM) the pressure of the fluid going through the transmission. When the TCM detects an incorrect signal from the Transmission Pressure Sensor, it sends a signal to the engine control module (PCM) to set code P0872.

    Transmission may not shift properly Symptoms

    • Increased fuel consumption
    • Transmission may not shift properly

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0872 Code

    • Transmission Control Module (TCM) failure
    • Transmission fluid pressure sensor failure
    • Wiring issue
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