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OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P0896

OBD-II Code Transmission may not shift properly is defined as a Shift Time Too Long

The automatic transmission matches the engine optimum power and torque characteristics to the driver's desired rate of acceleration and speed by auto-selecting different gear ratios or 'speeds' to power the wheels. If the Transmission does not shift properly, it will send a message to the engine computer (PCM) to set code P0896.

Transmission may not shift properly Symptoms

  • Transmission may not shift properly

Common Problems That Trigger the P0896 Code

  • Internal transmission failure
  • Transmission fluid level is low
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