Over the past 2 months I ve had to replace a exhaust a cv joint stabalizer link turn signal flasher. I'm assuming it detected a little bit of slip, but not enough to throw a light? In an attempt to prove to me that the self-tapping drain plug had left no shavings in the oil pan, the dealer tech had left the oil pan on the floor exactly as it had come off the engine. The 4T80-E has a 'common' magnet bonded to the pan; in the case of some older transmissions, like a 200-4R, they're removable, and usually become part of the mechanic's collection during service. Has anyone done this themselves? Couldn't they have used a solenoid that actually worked from one of their other trannys? Thanks, all for answering my questions. I've seen magnetic drain plugs for sale for oil pans for engines and transmissions forever. Jun 03, 2011 P0741 Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Performance or Stuck Off Your car actually has a viscous converter clutch inside the torque converter instead of a mechanical torque converter clutch to lock up the torque converter for fuel economy improvement. Also, what would you recommend for a suitable replacement solenoid? What was the number of the code? I'll just keep an eye on this thing.
It is possible for transmission solenoids to fail intermittently, and this problem is not specific to any manufacturer. Has anyone taken it to a shop? The shift solenoids can be changed by removing the oil pan cover and a valve body plate it's not a job for the faint-hearted! I think we are shipping the rods off to bodybyfisher in the next couple of days. Oil pressure light comes on, and when brakes are applied vehicle begins to accelerate without pressing on accelerator pedal. While in the United States they are unable to receive Turn-by-Turn directions. It didn't throw a light, but I did check the codes and the P0741 code was current, but no light. Note: Front knuckle and extended strut relationship. Caller said it seemed to accelerate when she hit the brakes, and when she threw it into park.
The problem is most likely either your torque converter, or electrical issues with your transmission. She jumped into it to stop vehicle and she turned the wheel and it seemed to spin out. Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code P0442. Making Northstar Engines Stronger Since 2008! When current is applied to the coil, the resulting magnetic field moves the armature steel plunger , which in turn redirects the flow of transmission fluid. Dealers told us that unless there is rust or corrosion there was nothing they would do. When the light first came on back in August last year, I had the codes reset.
I reset it again and it came back on again in Late Feb this year. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the check engine light illuminated and the gears would not shift into overdrive. Technician can check Service Information for some accessories. The vehicle had not been repaired. Like I said the cara runs perfect 75,000 miles. I do mostly town driving, but once a month I take the car on a long 400mile drive in the country.
The dealership replaced the tie rods after each failure. Why should i think about fixing it?? I've observed a dark grey sludge-like substance on the ones I've cleaned. As a mechanic myself testing, trouble shooting and repair was not that difficult. In some cars, the transmission pan will need to be dropped and if this is the case, make sure the transmission pan is dropped properly. All of this points toward a torque converter, solenoid or electronic problem, not necessarily a failing transmission.
YourMechanic offers certified mechanics who will come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your vehicle. Doug p 2002 deville check engine light on when checked says torque converter on transmission stuck off. Trans shop can diagnose and repair Jan 12, 2013 That is a link for torque converters. I came by on my lunch hour I worked as a aerospace engineer in an office and was wearing a white shirt and tie and was asked to look through the dirty oil for shavings. . While in the United States they are unable to receive Turn-by-Turn directions. I believe I'm seeing three shifts when accelerating.
Logan, I'm curious about those 14mm drop rods. . You probably don't feel the difference in driveability but this definitely affects fuel mileage of the car. It is rather difficult to get to and replace. I've done more google searches on this and many say before I go spending money to fix this I should have the transmission oil and filters changed, then drive it for a while to see if the code comes back on.
Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code P0442. A: Slow loss of air from alloy or steel rims that have had several sets of tires mounted on them is not uncommon. Yes, my tri-metal high-performance main bearings were scored by shavings, and yes, the dealer replaced them with plain bearings, and yes, the dealer replaced my high-flow oil pump with a stock one. I change engine oil every 3000 miles. The dealership determined the transmission needed to be rebuilt so the vehicle was sent to a transmission shop to have the repairs performed. Hey, if they last 10 years, a new one will likely give you another 10 years of trouble free service. This one was a hard code 1860 causing a false code 741.
Valve O-ring is leaking or cut. As for the 2nd part of your question, it is only producing a pending code now. Common mistakes when diagnosing the P0741 code The P0741 diagnostic trouble code can be difficult to diagnose. Also, if you are in the process of having a head gasket job done on your car, it will be cheaper to fix this now than later because once the vehicle is all back together, it is more difficult to access. Mechanically, it will cost you 1 - 2 mpg and cause a few hundred more rpm on the highway.