and newer are OBD-II compliant - meaning these vehicles are equipped
with an on-board diagnostics system called OBD-II. The OBD-II
system monitors various vehicle systems and subsystems and sets a
diagnostic trouble code (DTC) when a problem (or fault) is
detected. Your vehicle's check engine light turns on when a
diagnostic trouble code is set.
When the check
engine light illuminates, an OBD-II scanner is used to retrieve the diagnostic
trouble code(s) that are stored in the system. The most
common diagnostic trouble codes begin with the letter "P", which stands
for Powertrain. Powertrain (or "P") DTCs include the engine,
transmission and emissions systems.
Trouble Codes P0700 through P0799 are transmission related
codes. Any code within this range point to a transmission