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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P283A 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 P283A code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P283A

    OBD-II Code Transmission may not shift properly is defined as a Shift Fork "B" Position Circuit Intermittent

    The Transmission is responsible for converting the power produced by the engine to movement of the vehicle. Some transmissions utilized electric motors to change gears. If the Transmission Control Module determines that the transmission is not shifting properly, code P283A will be set.

    Transmission may not shift properly Symptoms

    • Increased fuel consumption
    • Transmission may not shift properly

    Common Problems That Trigger the P283A Code

    • Internal transmission failure
    • Transmission Control Module (TCM) failure
    • Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs to be calibrated
    • Transmission Control Module (TCM) software needs to be updated
    • Wiring issue
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