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2006 Acura TL Question: Hello everyone I really need your help. I have an Acura 06 TL 6 cylinder w/103K



helen_1115, 3.2L V6, Paterson, NJ, August 06, 2011, 12:09

Ok so I took it to Acura dealership and of course they told what was wrong was code PO 741 which is the torque converter clutch stuck off and since they don't rebuild transmissions cost is to be 4,800. The original problem was that the transmission fluid was apparently leaking for a while but couldn't be detected b/c there's a casing under trans and that's where fluid was leaking. So they put more transmission fluid in it and car seems to run well for now no problems but the check engine light is still on. I am calling several private transmission repair shops but still seems like transmission might need to be rebuilt and if they are to take TCC out they would do trans work too which would cost like $2,500. Now is there any possibility that only the torque converter clutch would need to be replaced and engine light would come off? I know trans and TCC are connected somehow and if TCC goes bad it emits metal particles which could ruin your trans but how would I know if it got to that step yet? WIth normal trans fluid care runs fine and I don't want it to get to the point where I need a whole new tranny. I hope I get some quick answers please HELP! Thank You

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    Visitor, August 06, 2011, 12:41

    Possible Causes Setting Conditions
    Drain the ATF and check for signs of debris and metal
    Torque converter mechanism or TCC hydraulic circuit failure
    Lockup shift valve or Lockup control valve failure
    Transmission has internal damage

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