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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
(140,000 mi - 189,000 mi)
A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
After car is driven for about 10 minutes transmission starts to have problems engaging from a stop. Eventually it ceases to move until it sits still for several hours.
Torque converter needs replacing.
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