Dealer service said code #PO 745 indicated solenoid valve cycle not consistent. Nissan does not provide part but does entire valve body at $930 cost. Service mngr said a transmission shop could get part at much lower cost. Is this serious problem? Should I go to tranny shop? Will this affect Tenn. emission annual inspection for licence renewal
Has only 30,000 miles."service engine soon" light came on. on 2003 Nissan Xterra
by mr. fred in Nashville, TN on July 09, 2009
ANSWER by matte on July 09, 2009
A service engine soon light almost always causes you to fail an emissions test, unless Tennessee has really, really lax tests. If the service manager says a cheaper fix may be available outside of the dealership, he's a nicer guy than most, and it is worth looking into. Find the best independent transmission specialist in your area and get their opinion.