Computer or torque converter fault can cause Check Engine Light on Honda Odyssey

There is an issue where the transmission can have a torque converter problem, or the computer monitoring the torque converter can misinterpret the information, and in either case this can cause the Check Engine Light (MIL) to illuminate. The problem will need to be diagnosed and depending upon what is causing the issue, the transmission will have to be repaired or the computer replaced.

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Average mileage: 175,081 (175,081–175,081)
4 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
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problem details
Fault Code 0740. Diagnosis incomplete. Likely to be plugged filter to torque-converter solenoid.