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Pressure Control Solenoid "D" Electrical

I have a Pontiac Vibe 2005 that has a engine light on. We just bought it. Auto Zone says it is P2716 and P0171 which means Pressure Control Solenoid "D" Electrical needs replacing, and the oxygen sensor is defective? We bought it 4 days ago. What does this mean? thanks for your time.

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  • daytobejoyfu Apr 24, 2009

    Is this under the 80,000 mile warranty? My 2007 vibe has 42,000 miles on it.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U have to do the diagnositcs in the factory service manual or u can just guess.



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You need to take it to a reputable repair facility. The pressure control solenoid needs to be checked for proper operation. If the solenoid is operating properly, the PCM (Powertrain Control Module[computer]) will need to be replaced. If you continue to drive the vehicle with this condition the transmission will eventually destroy itself.

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It means you probably need to at least replace the pressure control Solenoid, then clear the codes, and wait to see if you get another one on the O2 sensor. If you do, replace the O2 sensor.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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    mandy mchenry Oct 26, 2013

    i had same issue i have had my vibe since 2010 i have put in a oxogen sensor, a pressure control solenoid and they clean codes i put in new plugs and now light has came on again what else could this be?



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I got a 2005 pontiac vibe cant not get no one to know how to fix it. Pressure Control Solenoid code p2716 keep poping up when i get it looked at . I want to know if i can get info on where to buy it. ...

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Circuit Description
The throttle pressure that is applied to the primary regulator valve modulates the line pressure causing the line pressure solenoid valve to precisely modulate and create line pressure according to throttle position or engine load. This modulation action controls the line pressure which in turn provides smoother shifts between gears.
When the powertrain control module (PCM) receives the throttle position opening angle, the PCM controls the line pressure by sending a predetermined duty cycle to the solenoid valve.
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DTC DescriptorThis diagnostic procedure supports the following DTC:
DTC P2716 Line Pressure Control Solenoid
Conditions for Running the DTCPCM detects a open or short to ground in line pressure solenoid circuit.
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have the code checked especially if the car is out of warranty. If it is still under warranty take the car to the dealership . The Pressure Control Solenoid determines the quality and accuracy of the shift points and if you let it go the transmission will not shift properly after a period of time. The pressure control solenoid is used by the PCM to raise the mainline hydraulic pressure during high throttle - this increases the holding force on the clutches and bands and prevents slipping. The pressure control solenoid is controlled by pulses from the PCM and this in turn operates the boost valve insde the valve body.

The problem could be either in the PCM or it could be an electrical problem with the solenoid. As suggested it should be diagnosed by a transmission tech. They can check if the PCM is good by looking at the pulses with an oscilloscope at the connector and they should also be able to test the continuity of the solenoid. If the solenoid is faulty the valve body will need to be removed and the solenoid replaced.
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Reference bulletin #TC015-07

The contents are below:

TC015-07 Title:
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Applicable Warranty*:
This repair is covered under the Toyota Federal Emissions Warranty. This warranty is in effect for 96 months or 80,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle's in-service date.

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