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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan Question: code P0700 Trans Control System

 

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connie_1, 4 Cylinder, Elmer, NJ, December 23, 2008, 05:09
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What does this diagnostic code mean so we can repair problem with transmission, fluid full, engine light on, trans not shifting from high gear.

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, December 23, 2008, 13:27
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    This code normally points to a faulty transmission control module, but this is an expensive part and you should have an experienced Dodge technician diagnose the problem first.

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    eduardo January 13, 2009, 09:08
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    did you resoved the problem? I do have the code in my car. The 2nd or 3rd shift drop and engine rpm go high.

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    Johnny Mopar January 16, 2009, 23:42
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    P0700-INTERNAL TRANS CONTROLLER
    When Monitored: Continuously with key on.
    Set Condition: Watchdog test not in progress. The code sets if the delay/monitor line is
    low too long and/or the switched battery is low for more than .5 secs. A Dealership should diagnose this condition to determine the Good trip counter. If the number is greater than 3, then further diagnosis by a qualified technician may be necessary.
    POSSIBLE CAUSES CHECKING SYMPTOMS AND POSSIBLE CAUSES: LOW BATTERY VOLTAGE CAUSING SYMPTOM, INTERMITTENT CODE P0700. GLOBAL GOOD TRIP COUNTER LESS THAN 3 Starts. SETTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 0700. With the DRBIII or Scan tool, read DTC’s. If the Starts Since Set Counter 3 or less. Replace TCM.

    2 Record all DTC’s and one trip failures. With the DRBIII or Scan tool, erase DTC’s. Turn the Ignition From Off to On. If no Limp-in occurs, start the Engine. Did the erased DTC come back ? Replace TCM.

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    skeetcva34, July 15, 2011, 19:35
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    What happens if not repaired right away? I am broke. And not sure how much something like this would cost

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