P0796 CHEVROLET code

The presence of the P0796 code in the PCM means that an abnormal reading from the electronic pressure control solenoid, or the related circuit, was detected.

What does trouble code P0796 mean?

A P0796 DTC means the ECU can’t control the hydraulic pressure inside the transmission, which can lead to severe internal damage and safety issues (the engine can stall unexpectedly).

Where is the transmission pressure control solenoid located?

In most cases, solenoids are located inside of the oil pan, connected to the valve body. Depending on what you drive, the technician may be able to replace just the failed shift solenoid.

How much does it cost to replace a pressure control solenoid?

Depending on the make, model, and year of your vehicle, transmission solenoid replacement costs can vary. In general, a single faulty transmission solenoid replacement costs approximately $250. Replacing the entire solenoid pack can cost around $400.

How do you fix a shift solenoid C malfunction?

Replace dirty or contaminated transmission fluid. Replace/repair wires or other electrical components. Replace/repair a defective transmission control module. Clear any blockages getting in the way of transmission fluid.

How do I fix code P0796?

What repairs can fix the P0796 code?

  1. Replace a faulty electronic pressure control solenoid.
  2. Clear blocked transmission fluid passages.
  3. Refill low or dirty transmission fluid.
  4. Repair or replace faulty electrical components within the circuit.
  5. Correct any internal transmission failures.

What is a transmission pressure control solenoid?

Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid: DESCRIPTION

The transmission pressure control solenoid controls the fluid pressure to the internal friction plate clutches or drum bands. A bad or failing transmission pressure control solenoid can cause slipping, which can result in the transmission overheating.

How do you change a transmission pressure solenoid?

Zitat von Youtube: Okay we're going to remove the plug it takes a screwdriver to unclip. It. It is unclipped let's undo the pressure solenoid.

How do you fix a transmission solenoid?

Zitat von Youtube: It should come apart pretty easily. As you can see the transmission pan separates from the dipstick. It's going to take a little bit of wiggling. And a lot of balling.

How do you replace a pressure solenoid?

Zitat von Youtube: First thing we need to do is to remove the negative battery cable from the battery. Next thing we need to do is to remove the air box cover it has 5 Phillips head screws.

Can you replace a shift solenoid yourself?

Once it is determined that you have a failed transmission shift solenoid the only repair is to replace the faulty part. Replacing a transmission shift solenoid can be done by most any auto repair shop, automobile dealership service center or you can do-it-yourself “DIY”.

How many solenoids are in a transmission?

There are two or more shift solenoids inside your transmission. The solenoids are typically integrated into the transmission valve body. If one or more of them fails, you’ll likely notice a handful of car problems.