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2002 Acura TL Question: Type S

 

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Visitor, 3.2L V6, Houston, TX, December 26, 2010, 16:32

Car runs fine...shifts smoothlyin ALL gears but shows Code P0740 . Freeze data shows problem occurred at 97kmh or 60 mph. ECT was 84C. what do you suggest? Transmission fluid pink but a little dirty

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    mrtrans (see my shops), January 06, 2011, 08:14
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    A P0740 indicates an issue with the torque converter clutch system for the trans. It could be a bad Linear Solenoid assembly or a bad torque converter. If you have over 120K miles then most commonly you'll need the converter. If you would like to stop by one of my locations, we would be happy to check it out for free and let you know what needs to be done.

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