Takes about 10 minutes if you have mechanic skills. Driving a vehicle under this condition may cause damage to other internal transmission parts. Changing the tc sooner rather than wait for the code again usually increases the chance the trans will again function properly. There should be a big, white sticker on it with a 5 digit code. Where the jack is stowed. For general information, if you press the bottom two buttons at the same time it will lock your doors.
However, at that mileage, you might consider replacing the trans. The only symptom my car had was a reduction in highway mpg because the convertor would not lock up. When it fails, get it fixed. A new air pump can be found at the partsladi on ebay that includes an upgrade that is less susceptible to water. Quite a few of us, myself included are running with Erikkson reman tc,s.
My wife has been just so-so happy with this car ever since we picked up a toyota camry as an alternate car for her and the grown-up kids. When i set my own, no lights blinked or horn honked, but still worked Next, open the door, and lock all the doors, and test your new code. Depending on the application, a warning light may or may not be triggered, since some applications require more than one failure cycle to occur before triggering a warning light. There should the a sticker with your five digit code. My conclusion that I can ignore the 17125 engine fault occurance is based on my understanding of the vw tech bulletin page 3 at that a problem is indecated by the torque converter slipping for at least 20 seconds in any of gears 2,3,4 or 5? The result will be a weaker driving performance with frequent engine stalling issues. In normal situations, the transmission shaft and torque converter will rotate at the same speed.
The wiring should be the first place that you should check, as it will most likely be the problem. This symptom will also be accompanied by an engine stall when coming to a stop with the engine idling. It should be a 5 digit code. The list of automotive Makes at the right edge of the screen. From the : Can we add that link to a sticky? The computer controlled automatic transmission uses varying degrees of torque converter clutch application also called torque converter lock up to maximize engine power and optimize fuel efficiency. If the recommendation is to take it to a shop, who has recommendations for shops around Boston and Boston North Shore? The clutch lining in the tc is pretty thin and wears out no matter what care you give it.
I'll be watching to see if you get a better answer than I am getting on the po741 code. Clear all codes after replacing wiring, and retest the system to see if the code returns. If the actual measured pressure falls within specifications, proceed with the electrical diagnosis. This is standard for any Ford vehicle made on or after the 1996 model year. If you plan on keeping the car, and don't mind getting stuck somewhere, motor on. After you have found the 5 digit number, test to make sure it is correct. Any help would be great.
I own a 2002 mercury Mountaineer and I found the module and my code where it was describe on this page. Trouble Code P0741 There are all kinds of issues that can happen with a torque converter. I can't give you a complete answer but I have the exact same situation you do and have gotten this far. Step 4 It the external harness is serviceable, but the torque converter clutch control solenoid cannot be activated manually with the scanner, the problem is caused by either faults in the internal wiring or a mechanical failure of some kind that prevents movement of the solenoid shuttle. Also, others have said they have found the code on a sticker in the passenger compartment fuse box usually below and to the left of the ste … ering column. It fails due to water because the original pump inlet is poorly designed. This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation.
But it is worth it for you to take a look. I can appreciate from coolairvw's input in post 54 that there is no 100% certainty with this, as he writes 'Its very difficult to pinpoint the cause of a tcc slip on any trans. My gasser B5 has 200k on it. With this knowledge, there can only be so many things that are causing the P0741. Look in your glove compartment, there should be a card in your owners manual.
The transmission went out in March. If this is the most likely prognosis, I will likely need to sell it to someone else instead of replacing it, so they can decide to go manual or auto with a replacement trans. Step 7 If there are no fluid leaks present and the transmission is hot, clear all codes and operate the vehicle for at least one complete drive cycle with the scanner connected to see if the code returns. Allow the transmission to reach operating temperature by monitoring the transmission fluid temperature with the scanner, but cycle the transmission through its full range of gears including reverse to make sure that fluid is circulating properly. I changed out 6 litres of fluid and changed the filter back in August 2010, probably about 50,000 miles ago.
I did this because a short test showed the tcc going from open to closed in well under 20 seconds in each gear. Near the door opening you will see a small black box that says Security Unit. Note the flow path the transmission fluid takes to activate the clutch. Tere is a sticker with the code on it. I had a similar issue and mine was replaced under warranty original power train. Most people drive vehicles with in them.
The computer should be visible when that panel is removed. I picked up a bit of advice in another thread started for another issue 2 years ago but wanted to start this thread specific to this issue. I hope that this helps. Although the actual parameters that set code P0741 vary greatly between applications, the basic operating principles and purpose of the torque converter clutch remain the same in all cases, which is to provide a solid link between the engine and the transmission, much like a conventional clutch locks a manual transmission to the engine. P 0741 - Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Performance or Stuck Off Read more: Possible causes - Low transmission fluid level - Dirty transmission fluid - Faulty torque converter clutch solenoid valve - Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness or connectors - Torque converter clutch solenoid valve circuit is open or shorted - Transmission internal mechanical problem When is the code detected? The number is on the top of the mo … dule, in the back-right corner I had to put the back seat down and lay down to see it. Just changed the differentiel oil a few weeks ago.