Po740 - Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid - AcuraZine Community

Go Back   AcuraZine Community > AcuraZine TL Community > Second Generation TL (1999-2003)
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

Reply
 
 
 
submit to reddit
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-11-2012, 3:50 PM   #1
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Orangevale, CA
Age: 50
Posts: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 663, Level: 13
Points: 663, Level: 13 Points: 663, Level: 13 Points: 663, Level: 13
Activity: 0.3%
Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3%
Question Po740 - Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid

2000 TL - 145K miles, transmission jet kit installed. Had CEL and TCS light come on multiple times last week. Code PO740 TCC clutch solenoid Circuit. No change in how car drives, shifts etc... Note: In multiple test drives, it only throws this code when I'm at highway speed (60+ MPH). If I'm in D4 instead of D5 when while driving at highway speed, I don't get a CEL.

Searching forums, etc... suggested problem could be (1) low fluid, (2) dirty fluid, (3) bad TCC solenoid or something worse that I hope doesn't end up being the problem.

Fluid level was up (overfull actually). I did 3x drain and refill. First drain got 4 quarts + what I spilled from not having the pan in right spot, maybe another pint. Added back 3 quarts each time, as this is how much is supposed to drain out. Fluid level is now correct. Still get PO740 in D5 at over 60 MPH.

I think next step is test and possibly replace TCC solenoid. Problem is (aside from the fact I know virtually nothing about transmissions) I don't know which of the half dozen tranny solenoids is the TCC solenoid.

There seems to be a pair each of "A" and "B" solenoids, two "linear" solenoids and a "shift" solenoid. If anyone can help steer me to the correct solenoid I would appreciate it. Or if you think I'm barking up the wrong tree and the problem may be something else, I would appreciate that feedback as well. Thank you in advance for any assistance.
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Acurazine!
Foxxsmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2012, 4:55 PM   #2
2003 TL
 
webmastir's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: IL
Posts: 612
Thanked 26 Times in 21 Posts
Points: 4,930, Level: 44
Points: 4,930, Level: 44 Points: 4,930, Level: 44 Points: 4,930, Level: 44
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
Ya I had this too a few months ago. Thank God the shit just disappeared on its own. hah (yes i realize that's the dumbest shit anyone could say).

post back if you ever resolve your issue though.
webmastir is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to webmastir For This Useful Post:
Foxxsmith (06-12-2012)
Old 06-11-2012, 5:19 PM   #3
deal with it
 
dreem1er's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (2)
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Miami
Age: 29
Posts: 5,234
Thanked 378 Times in 316 Posts
dreem1er@yahoo.com steve03tl
Points: 12,153, Level: 72
Points: 12,153, Level: 72 Points: 12,153, Level: 72 Points: 12,153, Level: 72
Activity: 0.3%
Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3%
Code says torque convertor solenoid signal malfunction

I got that same code the other day, but after i did a 3 quart drain fill, cleared the code and it came back the next day, i was already going to put in a cooler, so i let it be because everything was driving fine, i put in the cooler and did another drain fill, with the cooler i added 6 quarts, its been driving perfectly fine, whether it is aggressive or normal.


I didnt think too much about the code because i only got the code when my ivac acted up, and i had reset the car to relearn, but its been driving perfect
__________________
AM 03 TL
OLD PICS, INTERIOR, PROGRESS
OEM Lip Kit / Trunk spoiler / 19" Dazz Rims
CAI / 15" Kicker L7 / Double Din Pioneer / 330 side markers /
dreem1er is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to dreem1er For This Useful Post:
Foxxsmith (06-12-2012)
Old 06-12-2012, 1:49 PM   #4
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: May 2011
Age: 36
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Points: 1,111, Level: 18
Points: 1,111, Level: 18 Points: 1,111, Level: 18 Points: 1,111, Level: 18
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
My 2001 tl did the same thing and I ordered the control solenoid. Its was $250, killed my pocket but it had to be done and now my car shifts great again and the tcs light has gone off.
Nike1993 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Nike1993 For This Useful Post:
Foxxsmith (06-12-2012)
Old 06-12-2012, 3:06 PM   #5
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Orangevale, CA
Age: 50
Posts: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Threadstarter
Points: 663, Level: 13
Points: 663, Level: 13 Points: 663, Level: 13 Points: 663, Level: 13
Activity: 0.3%
Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3%
Nike1993 - Can you tell me the location of the control solenoid you replaced, say in reference to the dipstick tube? Thanks for your reply
Foxxsmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2012, 2:04 PM   #6
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: May 2011
Age: 36
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Points: 1,111, Level: 18
Points: 1,111, Level: 18 Points: 1,111, Level: 18 Points: 1,111, Level: 18
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
The control solenoid is on top of the transmission, under the intake tube and you have to remove the battery and battery plate to actually see it.
Nike1993 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2012, 2:49 PM   #7
Senior Moderator
 
fsttyms1's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Appleton WI
Age: 39
Posts: 76,545
Thanked 2,125 Times in 1,533 Posts
fsttyms1
Points: 100,207, Level: 100
Points: 100,207, Level: 100 Points: 100,207, Level: 100 Points: 100,207, Level: 100
Activity: 87.7%
Activity: 87.7% Activity: 87.7% Activity: 87.7%
Typically when that code comes up its a short time before failure.
fsttyms1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2012, 7:52 PM   #8
J-series addict
 
yungone501's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (4)
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Plano, Tx
Posts: 1,820
Thanked 459 Times in 349 Posts
Points: 8,849, Level: 63
Points: 8,849, Level: 63 Points: 8,849, Level: 63 Points: 8,849, Level: 63
Activity: 8.2%
Activity: 8.2% Activity: 8.2% Activity: 8.2%
Wiseman once say:

Welcome to Acurazine!

Your transmission is fucked!!!
yungone501 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to yungone501 For This Useful Post:
jra8858 (03-17-2013), webmastir (03-18-2013)
Old 06-18-2012, 10:18 PM   #9
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: May 2008
Age: 69
Posts: 130
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Points: 4,337, Level: 41
Points: 4,337, Level: 41 Points: 4,337, Level: 41 Points: 4,337, Level: 41
Activity: 1.5%
Activity: 1.5% Activity: 1.5% Activity: 1.5%
It's one of the two on top of the transmission. It has a black connector.

I had these out on my daughters 2002 TL and it was a real pain getting the small
bolt that holds that one back in.
swalch@stanford.edu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 5:40 AM   #10
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 4
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 12, Level: 1
Points: 12, Level: 1 Points: 12, Level: 1 Points: 12, Level: 1
Activity: 0.9%
Activity: 0.9% Activity: 0.9% Activity: 0.9%
Quote:
Originally Posted by yungone501 View Post
Wiseman once say:

Welcome to Acurazine!

Your transmission is fucked!!!
Isn't replacement fairly easy?

How expensive is it to replace a TTC? Mine just failed recently, smells when I drive it on the highway.
DontLowerATL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 7:52 AM   #11
Senior Moderator
 
fsttyms1's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Appleton WI
Age: 39
Posts: 76,545
Thanked 2,125 Times in 1,533 Posts
fsttyms1
Points: 100,207, Level: 100
Points: 100,207, Level: 100 Points: 100,207, Level: 100 Points: 100,207, Level: 100
Activity: 87.7%
Activity: 87.7% Activity: 87.7% Activity: 87.7%
Quote:
Originally Posted by DontLowerATL View Post
Isn't replacement fairly easy?

How expensive is it to replace a TTC? Mine just failed recently, smells when I drive it on the highway.
You have to remove the trans to replace the TQ converter. Typically when that code comes up the trans it self is failing.
fsttyms1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 10:41 AM   #12
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 4
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 12, Level: 1
Points: 12, Level: 1 Points: 12, Level: 1 Points: 12, Level: 1
Activity: 0.9%
Activity: 0.9% Activity: 0.9% Activity: 0.9%
Quote:
Originally Posted by fsttyms1 View Post
You have to remove the trans to replace the TQ converter. Typically when that code comes up the trans it self is failing.
Well you see, I just rebuilt my transmission at 180,000km, about 2 years ago. Now at 214,000km my Solenoid broke. If my transmission needs another rebuild I'll be pretty damn annoyed. It's at the shop today, I'll get a quote later on.

Is there a long term solution for this problem? Are there aftermarket torque converters which are more reliable? Are standard TL's susceptible to the same problems?
DontLowerATL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 10:45 AM   #13
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Age: 48
Posts: 5,149
Thanked 735 Times in 700 Posts
Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Activity: 63.0%
Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0%
Hey man, just go out and find an '06>'07 Accord tranny and you'll be better off !
3.2TLc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 11:00 AM   #14
unfortunately has a
 
`ill*tl's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Northwest/burbs, IL
Age: 30
Posts: 4,590
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Points: 19,006, Level: 87
Points: 19,006, Level: 87 Points: 19,006, Level: 87 Points: 19,006, Level: 87
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
Quote:
Originally Posted by fsttyms1 View Post
Typically when that code comes up its a short time before failure.
Yep.. I can concur. I had this error come up twice on me, I simply cleared it and didn't think anything of it as my tranny was shifting fine up until the day it just simply decided to crap out on me.

So be very careful!!!!

Edit* BTW Kris, AOKP > CM
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by JDM Inspired View Post
I hate anyone who trys to put LED strips and angels eyes so they could look like a BMW and AUDI :tomato:
Quote:
Originally Posted by Allen- View Post
I hate people that try to copy European cars (i.e., Audi, BMW, etc.) by putting a "rear fog" on their car.
`ill*tl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 4:26 PM   #15
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2012
Age: 27
Posts: 36
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Points: 925, Level: 16
Points: 925, Level: 16 Points: 925, Level: 16 Points: 925, Level: 16
Activity: 0.2%
Activity: 0.2% Activity: 0.2% Activity: 0.2%
i had that same code, and shortly after 2 weeks of driving transimission crap out wont change gear from 2nd to 3rd but fromt 1st to 2nd it will high rev...its best if you just replace the tranny or rebuild it...had mines rebuilt which cost me 2500 bucks felt like i got ripped off by the shop and they stole my system....smfh hope you get your problems fix asap.......
inspire86 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 4:41 PM   #16
Chapter Leader (Southeast Region)
 
Stephen00TL's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Age: 23
Posts: 2,108
Thanked 366 Times in 322 Posts
Points: 6,263, Level: 51
Points: 6,263, Level: 51 Points: 6,263, Level: 51 Points: 6,263, Level: 51
Activity: 4.5%
Activity: 4.5% Activity: 4.5% Activity: 4.5%
Quote:
Originally Posted by fsttyms1 View Post
You have to remove the trans to replace the TQ converter. Typically when that code comes up the trans it self is failing.
I agree start saving up, when I first got the code I drove for a year or two before it finally failed. Most only last a few weeks.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3.2TLc View Post
Hey man, just go out and find an '06>'07 Accord tranny and you'll be better off !
Exactly find a low mileage 06-07 Honda accord v6 transmission.
__________________
2000 Acura LGM TL navi
2003 Acura CL Type S SSM 6 speed
2004 Acura Tl SSM 6 speed navi
progress thread-http://tl.acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907342
Stephen00TL is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2013, 6:59 PM   #17
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 2,648, Level: 31
Points: 2,648, Level: 31 Points: 2,648, Level: 31 Points: 2,648, Level: 31
Activity: 0.4%
Activity: 0.4% Activity: 0.4% Activity: 0.4%
got a pro too

I had my engine mounts replace yesterday n as I'm pulling out of the shop I notice my shifting gear hard, a few blocks later the engine light came on. I drove home slow as possible and the next day got the code read. = po740. So I popped the hood to take a look and the solenoid is broken!
What do I do..?
tl99sincere is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2013, 7:24 PM   #18
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Age: 48
Posts: 5,149
Thanked 735 Times in 700 Posts
Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Activity: 63.0%
Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0%
Question Broken solenoid....?

Hey TL99sincere, hey man ...... gotta say that seems rather strange !

So, this happens right after the shop replaced your mounts ? Hmmm.

Sorta makes ya wonder a bit, huh ? Do ya trust these guys ?
Personally, I don't understand how a solenoid could be obviously broken, unless it was tampered with. Just my opinion, mind ya.
3.2TLc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2013, 8:23 PM   #19
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 2,648, Level: 31
Points: 2,648, Level: 31 Points: 2,648, Level: 31 Points: 2,648, Level: 31
Activity: 0.4%
Activity: 0.4% Activity: 0.4% Activity: 0.4%
I know, i think he not have placed the breaker bar there by mistake, or he raised the motor to high n it pressed against the battery, (it was not removed durning
install) the place is a friend of a friend that just opened a shop. I figured I would try him out and this is what happened. I spoke with the mechanic today and he said we will order the part and swap it out. I figure I'll park it up till he replaces it. Hope and praying
that all it is...
tl99sincere is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2013, 10:31 PM   #20
Unregistered Member
 
Karanx7's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (2)
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Age: 24
Posts: 3,164
Thanked 327 Times in 267 Posts
Kranax
Points: 8,220, Level: 61
Points: 8,220, Level: 61 Points: 8,220, Level: 61 Points: 8,220, Level: 61
Activity: 0.4%
Activity: 0.4% Activity: 0.4% Activity: 0.4%
Quote:
Originally Posted by yungone501 View Post
Wiseman once say:

Welcome to Acurazine!

Your transmission is fucked!!!
Hehehe, I'm a wiseman now yaay
__________________
2002 TL-P

CL-S6 Engine, CL-S6 Tranny, ATLP Cat-back Exhaust, OEM Lip Kit, UR Crank and Accessory Pulleys, XS-P Headers
Karanx7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2013, 9:55 AM   #21
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Age: 48
Posts: 5,149
Thanked 735 Times in 700 Posts
Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Activity: 63.0%
Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0%
Cool Wiseman

Quote:
Originally Posted by Karanx7 View Post
Hehehe, I'm a wiseman now yaay

Hey Karanx7,
3.2TLc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2013, 10:36 PM   #22
Registered Member
 
speedemon90's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: SoCal
Age: 24
Posts: 9,075
Thanked 438 Times in 322 Posts
Tankmaster90
Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Activity: 5.2%
Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2%
Just had this code come up with my CEL....

So I guess i'm waiting for the inevitable failure of my transmission
Should I even replace the solenoid? I'd be pissed if i spent money to replace it and the whole thing just gives up on me anyway.

Any suggestions as to what I should do...
__________________
00' TL
speedemon90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2013, 7:49 AM   #23
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Age: 48
Posts: 5,149
Thanked 735 Times in 700 Posts
Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Activity: 63.0%
Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0%
Start researching the '06>'07 Honda Accord's V-6 AT for a donor replacement.
3.2TLc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2013, 8:12 AM   #24
Registered Member
 
Nicks2001tl's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1,603
Thanked 202 Times in 163 Posts
Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Activity: 22.5%
Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5%
Same code came up in mine bought 2 solenoids one a used one off ebay. They are both still sitting in my garage and also a case Honda dw-1. Hindsight being 20/20 wish I had put that money towards a new transmission.

Your Options;
~06/07 transmission
~remanufactured from honda with the new torque convertor.

Rebuilds=another failure down the road. In my opinion.
Nicks2001tl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2013, 1:37 PM   #25
Registered Member
 
speedemon90's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: SoCal
Age: 24
Posts: 9,075
Thanked 438 Times in 322 Posts
Tankmaster90
Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Activity: 5.2%
Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2%
yea my friend who is a honda mechanic said that the mechanics there that see this come up even if they changed solenoids, the tranny will still fail.

Would you think it would be worth it to drop in an 06/07 transmission? Or would it be better to spend money on a cheap used car for the time being?

How much does it generally cost to swap a transmission?
__________________
00' TL
speedemon90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2013, 1:50 PM   #26
Registered Member
 
Nicks2001tl's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1,603
Thanked 202 Times in 163 Posts
Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Activity: 22.5%
Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5%
Call around and get at least five estimates. Talk to a boneyard and see how much a low mile 06/07 honda accord tranny costs.

Note: Do not rebuild. Replace!
Nicks2001tl is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Nicks2001tl For This Useful Post:
speedemon90 (08-20-2013)
Old 08-20-2013, 2:32 PM   #27
Registered Member
 
Vrezanyj's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Russia Sibiria
Posts: 25
Thanked 5 Times in 4 Posts
vrezanyj Vrezanyj Vrezanyj
Points: 469, Level: 9
Points: 469, Level: 9 Points: 469, Level: 9 Points: 469, Level: 9
Activity: 0.3%
Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3% Activity: 0.3%
My TL 2003 I was like, out of order two pressure transducers, changed and everything was fine.

Click the image to open in full size.
http://www.hondapartsunlimited.com/p...ensor-solenoid
Vrezanyj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2013, 8:10 PM   #28
Registered Member
 
Nicks2001tl's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1,603
Thanked 202 Times in 163 Posts
Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Activity: 22.5%
Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5%
P0740=Almost certain death to the transmission.
Nicks2001tl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 12:47 PM   #29
Registered Member
 
speedemon90's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: SoCal
Age: 24
Posts: 9,075
Thanked 438 Times in 322 Posts
Tankmaster90
Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Activity: 5.2%
Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2%
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nicks2001tl View Post
Call around and get at least five estimates. Talk to a boneyard and see how much a low mile 06/07 honda accord tranny costs.

Note: Do not rebuild. Replace!
Will that tranny fit perfectly in our car??

Got the call this morning from my dad (since we traded cars for the time being) my tranny failed.
__________________
00' TL
speedemon90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 2:34 PM   #30
Registered Member
 
Nicks2001tl's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1,603
Thanked 202 Times in 163 Posts
Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Activity: 22.5%
Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5%
I put in a Honda remanufactured with the new torque convertor.

06/07 Honda accord tranny seems to be the best bet=more reliable.
Nicks2001tl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2013, 9:49 AM   #31
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 10, Level: 1
Points: 10, Level: 1 Points: 10, Level: 1 Points: 10, Level: 1
Activity: 0.5%
Activity: 0.5% Activity: 0.5% Activity: 0.5%
Angry P0740 TCC Solenoid Circuit

I had the tranny rebuilt on my 2000 TL about 60 days ago. They (according to the bill) replaced the TCC and the linear solenoids. Car still shifts OK, but occassionally at low speed seems to hang in neutral before kicking into gear. Fluid is brand new and full.

I just spent $3k on this rebuild....ideas?
BobbyJack1950 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2013, 9:50 AM   #32
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 10, Level: 1
Points: 10, Level: 1 Points: 10, Level: 1 Points: 10, Level: 1
Activity: 0.5%
Activity: 0.5% Activity: 0.5% Activity: 0.5%
And I have the P7040 TCC Solenoid Circuit code from the Check Engine Alert....
BobbyJack1950 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2013, 11:34 AM   #33
Registered Member
 
Nicks2001tl's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1,603
Thanked 202 Times in 163 Posts
Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34 Points: 3,134, Level: 34
Activity: 22.5%
Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5% Activity: 22.5%
They obviously didn't do a good job. Send it back and tell them the problem and they should fix it.

Not cool to have it repaired after it was repaired, but it is repair shops responsibilty to fix it the right way.
Nicks2001tl is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Nicks2001tl For This Useful Post:
3.2TLc (09-10-2013)
Old 09-10-2013, 7:19 PM   #34
Registered Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Age: 48
Posts: 5,149
Thanked 735 Times in 700 Posts
Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74 Points: 13,142, Level: 74
Activity: 63.0%
Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0% Activity: 63.0%
Yeah, as Nicks2001tl said....60 days and paying $3000 for a rebuild means that the shop owes ya a followup and make things right. IMO.

Did ya get a warranty on the work ? Sure hope so, as ya need to use it right now and possibly again down the road.
3.2TLc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 11:33 AM   #35
Registered Member
 
Yikes's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Norfolk, VA
Age: 20
Posts: 302
Thanked 29 Times in 28 Posts
Points: 2,071, Level: 27
Points: 2,071, Level: 27 Points: 2,071, Level: 27 Points: 2,071, Level: 27
Activity: 2.1%
Activity: 2.1% Activity: 2.1% Activity: 2.1%
Quote:
Originally Posted by BobbyJack1950 View Post
I had the tranny rebuilt on my 2000 TL about 60 days ago. They (according to the bill) replaced the TCC and the linear solenoids. Car still shifts OK, but occassionally at low speed seems to hang in neutral before kicking into gear. Fluid is brand new and full.

I just spent $3k on this rebuild....ideas?
My idea is this: The design on these transmissions is bad and almost always results in failure. When you get a rebuild, you aren't fixing the poor design, only replacing what was bad. That having been said, I'm not surprised at all that it failed.

Never get a rebuild because it will fail almost exactly the same way. When you go into the shop ask them if they drilled a hole from line to converter charge on the main pressure regulator valve body. My guess is they didn't. They probably also over torqued the bolts on the valve body by using an impact wrench.

Last edited by Yikes; 09-11-2013 at 11:44 AM.
Yikes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2013, 3:17 PM   #36
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 21, Level: 1
Points: 21, Level: 1 Points: 21, Level: 1 Points: 21, Level: 1
Activity: 0.6%
Activity: 0.6% Activity: 0.6% Activity: 0.6%
Hi everyone in the room,

My Acura also have this code PO740, can someone post the picture of the TCC SOLENOID? then where can i get it from?
Thanks
shogzy2010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2013, 5:11 PM   #37
2002 Acura TL Type-S
 
Skirmich's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Diego, California
Age: 25
Posts: 3,563
Thanked 580 Times in 503 Posts
Points: 10,357, Level: 67
Points: 10,357, Level: 67 Points: 10,357, Level: 67 Points: 10,357, Level: 67
Activity: 34.6%
Activity: 34.6% Activity: 34.6% Activity: 34.6%
^^ Seems you didn't read all the way down here bud..

P0740 doesn't actually says: "Your solenoid is toasted need to replace it" well at least not 99.99% of the time.

P0740 says: "Dude! my pal here (Trans) is about to crap itself, Be prepared! I'm just throwing a P0740 because I'm the only smart thing enough inside this transmission to actually notice something is going down."..
__________________
2G Acura TL-S (WDP)
Current AudioSystem: Optima Yellow, Big3, Dynamat to hell, HU KENWOOD DDX514, JL Audio C5-650 x4 Mids, KENWOOD KFC-270 Tweets on A-Pillars, JL Audio JX360/4, JL Audio Sub 12W6v2 in 32hz box, JL Audio SLASH 500/1v2 < TUNED FOR DA SQ..
Mechanical Mods: All Bolt-Ons (Engine) to Straight Pipes!.

Last edited by Skirmich; 09-17-2013 at 5:14 PM.
Skirmich is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2013, 6:36 PM   #38
Registered Member
 
speedemon90's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: SoCal
Age: 24
Posts: 9,075
Thanked 438 Times in 322 Posts
Tankmaster90
Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80 Points: 15,394, Level: 80
Activity: 5.2%
Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2% Activity: 5.2%
Yea i forgot to mention, my tranny failed... and my dad ended up getting it rebuilt....
__________________
00' TL
speedemon90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:22 PM   #39
New Member
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Points: 21, Level: 1
Points: 21, Level: 1 Points: 21, Level: 1 Points: 21, Level: 1
Activity: 0.6%
Activity: 0.6% Activity: 0.6% Activity: 0.6%
What do i need to do?
Thank you
shogzy2010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 3:37 PM   #40
2003 TL
 
webmastir's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: IL
Posts: 612
Thanked 26 Times in 21 Posts
Points: 4,930, Level: 44
Points: 4,930, Level: 44 Points: 4,930, Level: 44 Points: 4,930, Level: 44
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
then then ? Well, at least the part anyway.
webmastir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 3:37 PM
AcuraZine
Acura Integra




Paid Advertisement


 
 
 
submit to reddit
Reply

Tags
03, 2000, 2003, acura, clutch, converter, integra, location, mdx, po740, solenoid, tcc, tl, torque, tourque

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:01 AM.



Honda and the Honda marquee are registered trademarks of the American Honda Motor Company, Inc. Neither American Honda Motor Company nor its subsidiaries or affiliates shall bear any responsibility for Acurazine.com content, comments, or advertising. Acurazine.com is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Company in any way. American Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse Acurazine.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.
Passwords Backup