AMC Jeep C1542 Code:

OBD-II Diagnostic Chassis (C) Trouble Code

Trouble In AMC Jeep C1542 Possible Cause

The most likely cause of AMC Jeep C1542 code being stored is a defective automatic transmission cooler control valve or valve position sensor. Other causes may include corroded, open, or shorted wiring or connectors, a loose control module ground strap, or broken ground wire.

Common Symptoms For AMC Jeep C1542

  1. Replacement of virtually all of these control modules will require reprogramming
  2. If either the reference voltage or ground circuits are open, use the digital volt/ohmmeter to check for continuity (disconnect all related control modules from the circuit before checking circuit resistance or controller damage may occur) and resistance in all circuits
  3. Many vehicle applications utilize an electronically controlled valve in the automatic transmission cooler lines to regulate the flow of fluid to the cooler itself
  4. If the code fails to immediately return, you may have an intermittent condition

Similar Problems

Transmission
IC Circuit High Voltage
Cruise Control System - Vehicle Accel Too High

AMC Jeep C1542 Troubleshooting

Having one of the signs of a bad gasket is usually not enough to prove a failure of a gasket, but multiple symptoms are most likely the result of gasket failure. It is advisable to have the vehicle driven as little as possible whenever the symptoms occur. Depending on the symptoms, either have the gasket replaced or repaired.
The cost of replacing a gasket usually varies from one mechanic to the other. Replacing a gasket is quite expensive in modern engines due to their location and the amount of labor that is required to replace them. AMC Jeep C1542 OBD 2 code on vehicles with electronically controlled automatic transmissions, the 3-4 shift solenoid is responsible for actuating the hydraulic circuits to activate clutches or bands that change gears inside the automatic transmission.

How to turn off AMC Jeep C1542 check engine light ?

There are two ways to turn off the check engine light:

A repair technician can do so once repairs have been made.
The OBD II can automatically turn it off when it fails to detect the problem after several diagnostic cycles.

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