P0752 OBD-II Trouble Code: Shift Solenoid A Stuck On

Our certified mechanics come to you · Get a fair and transparent estimate upfront

Red-stars EXCELLENT RATING ON

Cost of diagnosing the P0752 code

P0752 is a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) for "Shift Solenoid A Stuck On". This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office to perform the Check Engine Light diagnostic for $114.99 . Once we are able to diagnose the problem, you will be provided with an upfront quote for the recommended fix and receive $20.0 off as a credit towards the repair. All our repairs are backed by our 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty.

Cars Estimate Credit towards follow-up repair Earliest Availability
Ford $114.99 $20.0
Toyota $114.99 $20.0
BMW $124.99 $20.0
SCHEDULE P0752 DIAGNOSTIC Get a fair and transparent estimate upfront

P0752 code definition

The P0752 code signals that an abnormality was detected by the PCM in shift solenoid A.

What the P0752 code means

If this code gets stored by your PCM, it’s because the vehicle isn’t shifting correctly. Your computer-controlled automatic transmission works by using shift solenoids to manage the fluid running between the hydraulic circuits. By doing so, they can actuate a change in the transmission ratio gear.

Varying gear ratios are necessary to speed up or slow down, get the best possible fuel efficiency and maximize the performance of your engine.

When the P0752 code is triggered, it’s because the gear required by your vehicle’s ECM doesn’t line up with the actual gear when you’re driving.

What causes the P0752 code?

This code can be stored for a handful of reasons:

What are the symptoms of the P0752 code?

There are really only two symptoms that will occur in relation to a P0752 code. The first is that the Check Engine Light should come on. The second is that your vehicle’s transmission will refuse to shift gears.

How does a mechanic diagnose the P0752 code?

Your mechanic will use a scanner and a digital ohmmeter to diagnose this code. If they find that multiple shift solenoid codes have been stored, this will tell them that delayed engagement or transmission component slippage has occurred.

Next, they’ll check to see if the transmission pressure is sufficient for actuating gear changes. They’ll also check to see if transmission fluid pressure is low and/or has burned.

Your mechanic will inspect the system’s wiring and connectors to see if they’re in normal working order.

Finally, they’ll connect the scanner to the diagnostic connector and record all the trouble codes that have been stored and freeze frame data as this information can be helpful for identifying any intermittent conditions that may have led to the code being stored.

Common mistakes when diagnosing the P0752 code

As we mentioned above, this code may be triggered because of a malfunctioning shift solenoid circuit. In fact, that’s one of the most common reasons this code appears. However, despite how prevalent this problem is, it often gets missed.

Instead, shift solenoid malfunctions are blamed and a replacement is carried out in error.

How serious is the P0752 code?

The code isn’t serious insofar as it won’t put your life in danger. However, it will make your vehicle impossible to drive because you can’t shift gears. If you try forcing the vehicle into gear, you could also wind up doing a lot more damage.

What repairs can fix the P0752 code?

Fortunately, repairing the problem that is triggering this code could be relatively simple and quick:

Additional comments for consideration regarding the P0752 code

When the transmission solenoid is stuck, most of the time, the problem isn’t going to be the electrical part of the solenoid. Instead, the problem is going to be a foreign material getting in the way of the solenoid’s mechanical function or the flow of fluid through the transmission valve body.

Need help with a P0752 code?

If your vehicle’s performance is suffering because of a problem associated with P0752, YourMechanic is here to help. Give us a call at 1-800-701-6230 and you can speak to one of our service advisors and receive a quote for the necessary repairs. You can also get that quote and set up an appointment with us by filling out this online form. As soon as we hear from you, we’ll dispatch a certified mobile mechanic to your home or business to get you back on the road.

Check Engine Light
trouble codes
P0752

No more waiting rooms! Our mechanics will come to you to diagnose and fix the P0752 code.

SCHEDULE P0752 DIAGNOSTIC
Get a $20 credit for the follow-up repair

Recent Check Engine Light is on Inspection reviews

Excellent Rating

(7400)

Rating Summary
6879
249
58
41
173
6879
249
58
41
173
 at YourMechanic

David

13 years of experience
393 reviews
David
13 years of experience
Chevrolet Malibu L4-2.4L - Check Engine Light is on Inspection - Marietta, Georgia
He explained everything to me in detail on what I needed to know about my car. Definitely recommend him for getting the job done.
 at YourMechanic

Raymond

37 years of experience
402 reviews
Raymond
37 years of experience
Toyota Camry L4-2.2L - Check Engine Light is on - Las Vegas, Nevada
Raymond did a great job however I was charged for two hours labor and he was only here less than 45 minutes. should I expect this on future appointments with your mechanic ?
 at YourMechanic

Shane

17 years of experience
217 reviews
Shane
17 years of experience
Volkswagen EuroVan V6-2.8L - Check Engine Light is on Inspection - Austin, Texas
Arrived on time. Explained the issues he found and how he will fix it. I have parts on order and will schedule an appointment to have Shane install the parts when they arrive.
 at YourMechanic

Kanstantsin

19 years of experience
51 reviews
Kanstantsin
19 years of experience
Ford F-150 V8-4.6L - Check Engine Light is on Inspection - Littleton, Colorado
Kanstantsin arrived early. Was very courteous and professional. Will highly recommend to anyone. Thank you Kanstantsin.


More related articles

P2090 OBD-II Trouble Code: 'B' Camshaft Position Actuator Control Circuit Low Bank 1
P2090 P2090 Code Definition The P2090 code is a generic powertrain code related to fuel and air metering and auxiliary emission controls. This code appears when the engine control module (ECM) has detected variances between camshaft B and the crankshaft...
P2764 OBD-II Trouble Code: Torque Converter Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid Control Circuit Low
P2764 means the system is receiving a faulty signal from the torque converter clutch pressure control due to failing transmission or electrical issues
P0625 OBD-II Trouble Code: Generator Field/F Terminal Circuit Low
P0625 means there is an issue with the generator field control circuit often due too shorted connectors or a defective CAN bus.

Related questions

Unresolved leakage problems
Have the oil pressure tested (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-replacement) to see if it is low, or the oil sensor (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/oil-pressure-sensor-replacement) is reading wrong. Also have the engine compression tested to see if the cylinder number 2 has a problem or not. The P0302...
Car turned off service engine light and slip light came on
The slip light would not be caused by a crank sensor. A slip light usually involves a sensor like the speed sensor (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/speed-sensor-replacement), or a transmission problem. The Check Engine Light may also be due to a code from the...
My truck keeps havi,g reduced engine power and saying service stability track,and traction control off. What could this be
You may have problem with the transmission or throttle control and will need to have the computer tested for fault codes that will point to the possible fault and lead to further testing to pinpoint the cause. You may have...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com