The P2712 DTC will be set when the ECU determines that there is a hydraulic pressure loss that can affect the operation of the transmission. This can be due to a number of electrical and hydraulic issues, all of which can affect the drivability of your vehicle
How Serious is the Code?
A P2712 diagnostic trouble code is very serious, and can sometimes indicate complete transmission failure. In the best-case scenario, it can be caused by dirty transmission fluid or a failed pressure control solenoid. However, a skilled mechanic will need to diagnose the problem.
Symptoms of a P2712 include:
- Acceleration difficulty
- Engine stalling
- Delayed shifts
- Abrupt shifts
- Limp mode
- Dirty transmission fluid/filter
- Low transmission fluid level
- Clogged hydraulic passage
- Transmission fluid leaks
- Damaged wiring/connectors
- Failed pressure control solenoid
- Failed transmission pump
- Failed transmission control module
- Failed ECU
- ECU/TCM software issues
How to Diagnose the Code?
The P2712 OBDII diagnostic trouble code can be caused by a number of issues, ranging from the condition of the transmission fluid and wiring, to a faulty pressure control solenoid or transmission pump. In order to determine the cause of these transmission problems, a skilled mechanic will need to diagnose your vehicle.
What Repairs Will Fix P2711?
- Service/flush transmission
- Repair transmission fluid leaks
- Repair damaged wiring/connectors
- Replace pressure control solenoid
- Replace transmission pump
- Replace/re-program transmission control module
- Replace/re-program ECU
- Install remanufactured transmission