If you have any doubt as to repairs on your vehicle, please contact your technician. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. My engine light has been on and off since the spring and could'nt read the code. The rotational speed of the torque converter and the transmission shaft should be equal when the torque converter lockup engine engages. 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? Would suspect with information provided that the torque converter clutch is locking up but not releasing. But first, have a mechanic drop the transmission pan and look for signs of a very thin silvery film coating the inside of the pan. This post is the reason that I just fix my car.
What repairs can fix the P0741 code? He had a shiny new scanner and offered to see if it would throw a code. Look at the starter sizes ,,all the same for the selected models. Unfortunately replacing the speed sensor has not helped. The P0742 is for torque converter clutch stuck on. You should also check that the spark plug gap is set properly. Posted on May 22, 2009 I am a mechanic.
Okay, here is the problem; the vehicle is stuck in third gear fail-safe, this is what happens when there is a transmission fault, but you made a big mistake, you replaced the wrong sensor you put in a vehicle speed sensor which calculates the rpm's and speed of vehicle. I did think it was unusual that the old sensor had a plastic gear on a shaft that inserts into the sensor, but the new one did not come with it. This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. The list of automotive Makes at the right edge of the screen. Keep in mind that the transmission pan may have to be dropped to get to all of the wiring. With this knowledge, there can only be so many things that are causing the P0741.
If your are for a different car, select that vehicle series before searching for the diagnostic codes because not all used by one manufacture are used by the other makes. It involves a lot of checking for circuit resistance and testing the wiring. I can be diving along at various speeds and the automatic transmission slams into third gear. YourMechanic offers certified mechanics who will come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your vehicle. The currently selected is for the Hyundai makes. More often than not, this is going to be the issue. Now don't ask yourself; What should you do with P0741 code? This is because the code P0715 is the input speed sensor that's on top of the transmission not the out put sensor.
If found, then the transmission definitely will have to be rebuilt, and the torque converter will also have to be replaced since embedded metallic particles in the old torque converter will eventually come loose, due to wear of the clutch plates within the torque converter, and eat up the rebuilt transmission. You are looking for codes in the 700 range as these are all transmission related codes. My vehicle has 94,000 miles on it. We are not responsible for any actions you take on your vehicle. Now, here is the deal once the transmission has been rebuilt: Change the transmission fluid and filter once a year -- no matter what! Look up the other , please use the search box.
Well low and behold, it threw a P0741 code. Common mistakes when diagnosing the P0741 code The P0741 diagnostic trouble code can be difficult to diagnose. It may be necessary to take the car to a transmission shop or to a dealer to have the P0741 diagnostic trouble code diagnosed, because of the special scan tool that may need to be used during diagnosis. If you do this, then you should never have any more problems with the transmission. For this reason, the P0741 trouble code is considered serious and should be addressed as soon as possible. You will notice a decrease in gas mileage and over time the car will eventually start stalling a lot. Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use.
If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. I hope I'll be good for a while with no problems The budget is getting a kick in the butt. Good luck with the P0741 and your Hyundai Tucson. The information contained on this site is presented for informational purposes only. All of this is usually going to require replacement of the torque converter. This is a common transmission code.
I can switch to manual and get it to go to second and third, but I automatic it will only go into third. So you should chech it on our car models. . This code, however, usually results in the computer disabling the converter clutch's application altogether in an attempt to protect the transmission from further damage. With P0741, the code gives you two reasons as to why the code has registered. In the input shaft speed sensor and diagnosis code P0715 is output. The good news is that when this clutch goes out the transmission will still take you to where you need to go.