The direct clutch solenoid valve is operated by the TCM, using data from the parking neutral position switch, throttle position sensor and vehicle speed sensors. This helps it to choose the correct gear ratio based upon the current driving conditions. If there is a problem with this solenoid valve, a P1762 D/C Solenoid Circuit OBDII code will be saved.
How Serious is the Code?
The P1762 Nissan diagnostic trouble code is quite serious, resulted in failed gear changes and erratic transmission behavior.
Symptoms of a P1762 include:
- Erratic shifting
- Failed shifts
- Harsh shifts
- Damaged wiring and/or connectors
- Failed direct clutch solenoid valve
How to Diagnose the Code?
To diagnose a P1762 OBD2 code, a technician will need to start by inspecting the wiring and connectors along the transmission wiring harness. Should no damage wires, broken connectors or bad ground connections be found, then the direct clutch solenoid valve itself will need to be tested using a OBDII scan tool.
What Repairs Will Fix P1762?
- Repair or replace any damage wiring and connectors
- Replace direct clutch solenoid valve