How do I fix code P0742?
What Repairs Will Fix P0742?
- Replace the torque converter clutch solenoid.
- Replace the torque converter or clutch.
- Change transmission fluid and filter.
- Repair/replace damaged wiring and connectors.
- Repair/replace TCM or ECU.
- Install a rebuilt or remanufactured transmission.
What does the code P0742 mean?
When the code P0742 is set in the Powertrain Computer, it means that the Powertrain Computer or PCM is seeing less than a 200 RPM difference between the rotational speed of the Torque Converter and the Transmission Input Shaft when the vehicle is slowing down below 30 mph or when the brake pedal is applied.
Where is the torque converter clutch solenoid located?
A torque converter clutch solenoid controls the flow of fluid to the torque converter. It is located near the transmission and the engine’s rear.
Can you drive with a P0742 code?
Although some vehicles will not experience any driving issues when this code is present, that is no reason to ignore it.
How do I fix code P0842?
What repairs can fix the P0842 code?
- Replacing the pressure control solenoid.
- Refilling, or flushing and replacing, the old transmission fluid.
- Clearing blocked transmission fluid passages.
- Addressing any mechanic internal transmission failures.
- Replacing a faulty PCM or TCM, in rare cases.
Is it safe to drive with a P0740 code?
A P0740 code should always be addressed immediately to prevent further damage to the vehicle. It may be unsafe to drive if this trouble code is accompanied by drivability symptoms.
What happens when a torque converter solenoid goes bad?
When the torque converter starts malfunctioning, you may feel shuddering and even slipping in overdrive. You usually notice your car shuddering because it feels like it’s vibrating. Your car will vibrate even when you’re not going very fast. The shuddering makes the car lag and is very noticeable.