GM OBD Trouble Code 96

By Jim Taddei, May 1, 2009

Transmission system voltage low

The ECM monitors the voltage available to the transmission solenoids. Code 96 will set when the voltage does not meet factory specifications.

Fault Code Description

  • 96 - Transmission system voltage low


  • Transmission can stick in the "fail safe" mode, 2nd or 3rd gear depending on the transmission

Common Problems

  • Blown transmission fuse
  • Open power feed wire to transmission

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