What the P0810 code means?
When this code is stored, it means that the power train control module has found a problem with the clutch
position sensor circuit. Another name for this is the clutch start switch, as it needs to be closed for the
starter to work. This code will only be present on vehicles that have manual transmissions. If it is on a
vehicle that features an automatic transmission, the most likely problem is an issue with the power train
What causes the P0810 code?
Clutch position sensor failure
Power train Control Module (PCM) failure
What are the symptoms of the P0810 code?
Symptoms may range from non-existent or could include failure of the engine to start, the engine may start
without the clutch depressed, a stored code, and an illuminated service engine soon lamp.
Common mistakes when diagnosing the P0810 code?
Technicians report that the starter/solenoid is frequently condemned in error when the clutch position
sensor is at fault.
What repairs can fix the P0810 code?
The mechanic will first take a scanner or code reader to the vehicle to scan the vehicle and to test for the
They will then reset the codes and test the vehicle to see if the codes return
The mechanic will want to check the wiring for any damage, disconnections, or corrosion and replace or
repair any issues
The mechanic may need to replace the clutch sensor.