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Transmission slipping

(2001 Honda Accord)
in Arlington, TN on March 11, 2011
When driving and I slow down and try accelerating again I get a hard jerk and the tcs and check engine light comes on and car don't want to go then code PO740 comes on
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on March 11, 2011
Check the electric harness located in the transmission. Follow all the wires since the first part of the harness (on engine) up to the end of the harnness (in the transmmision connector), check if they are not broken or shorted (move and squeeze the cables).
Then check if there are no blown fuses.
If all these looks ok; then you have to open the transmission oil pan and look into the solenoid´s harness, check if they aren´t shortened, losen, or broken.


Hondas have a lot of transmission recalls so I would check the dealer first to see if they can help you out. Transmission shift modules also have problems with these models. have a tech do componet tests on each componet to see if there is a malfuction or electrical problems. If you don't change your fluid every 15,000 miles and if the fluid is dirty you will have this problem



on November 30, 2017
It looks like you would have to drop the pan. Some times you can lower a pan but that makes resealing an issue. I know you want to take care of your car but are you having any issues with the chain or pump? It may cost a lot more to have them replaced compared to the just the water pump. Timing chains and water pumps are designed to last for the life of the engine in most applicatoins.

Alex
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