What Does P0736 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0736 is defined as a Reverse Incorrect Ratio

    The Transmission is responsible for converting the power produced by the engine to movement of the vehicle. The transmission has its own control module (TCM). The TCM uses solenoids to control the fluid pressure that activates the different gears inside the transmission. If the TCM detects that the transmission is not going into reverse, it will set code P0736.

    P0736 Symptoms

    • Increased fuel consumption
    • Transmission may not shift properly

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0736 Code

    • Internal transmission failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Transmission Control Module (TCM) failure
    • Transmission valve body failure
    • Wiring issue

    Common Repairs Needed for the P0736 Code

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