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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The transmission range sensor aka neutral safety switch is located underneath the air filter on top of the transaxle and very easy to access. Replace this part (around $50) and it will solve your problem.
What happens is this, when your tranny warms up, it disperses heat to the sensor switch and if its faulty or worn out, will send faulty relays to the transmissiom computer module (TCM) and makes the transmission shift irratically (OD to 3rd and back while driving at freeway speeds). You tranny is not overheating like most people believe, its the switch. Mechanics are telling alot of people that their tranny needs replaced. Watch Out For These People!! They only want your money!!
Posted on Feb 13, 2010
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P0700 Transmission Control System
P0701 Transmission Control System Range/Performance
P0702 Transmission Control System -Electrical
P0703 Torque Converter/Brake Switch B Circuit
P0704 Clutch Pedal Position Switch -Circuit Malfunction
P0705 Transmission Range Sensor/Switch Circuit Malfunction (PRNDL Input)
P0706 Transmission Range Sensor/Switch Circuit Range/Performance
P0707 Transmission Range Sensor/Switch Circuit Low Input
P0708 Transmission Range Sensor/Switch Circuit High Input
P0709 Transmission Range Sensor/Switch Circuit intermittent
P0710 Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit
P0711 Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
P0712 Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input
P0713 Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input
P0714 Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Intermittent
P0715 Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit
P0716 input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
P0717 Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit No Signal
P0718 Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Intermittent
P0719 Torque Converter/Brake Switch B Circuit Low
P0720 Output Shaft Speed Sensor Circuit
P0721 Output Shaft Speed Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
P0722 Output Shaft Speed Sensor Circuit No Signal
P0723 Output Shaft Speed Sensor Circuit Intermittent
P0724 Torque Converter/Brake Switch B Circuit High
P0725 Engine RPM Input Circuit
P0726 Engine RPM Input Circuit Range/Performance
P0727 Engine RPM Input Circuit No Signal
P0728 Engine RPM Input Circuit Intermittent
P0729 Gear 6 Incorrect Ratio
P0730 Incorrect Gear Ratio
P0731 Gear 1 Incorrect Ratio
P0732 Gear 2 Incorrect Ratio
P0733 Gear 3 Incorrect Ratio
P0734 Gear 4 Incorrect Ratio
P0735 Gear 5 Incorrect Ratio
P0736 Reverse Incorrect Ratio
P0737 TCM Engine Speed Output Circuit
P0738 TCM Engine Speed Output Circuit Low
P0739 TCM Engine Speed Output Circuit High
P0740 Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Circuit
P0741 Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Circuit Performance or Stuck Off
P0742 Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Circuit Stuck On
P0743 Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Circuit Electrical
Now i dont know a lot about automatics especially modern ones with all this fancy electronics thats used nowdays but i think its a fault with the temperature sensor for the gearbox.But where its located and what it looks like i have no idea it could even be mounted inside the gearbox .Sorry not a very good answer from a mechanic but?? very few of our europeon cars come with auto transmission .Evan when i do know whats wrong i cannot buy the parts for the gearbox as only re-con boxes supplied by the dealer so best advice is to try a specialist in auto box repairs only .PS some of my best students when i used to teach mechanics many moons ago were the girls so no excuses like iam only a girl please
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Aug 31, 2011 | 2001 Hyundai Accent
Mar 20, 2011 | Ford Contour Cars & Trucks
Feb 13, 2011 | 2000 Mercury Sable
This TSB supersedes TSB 03-40-013 to add repair information (Steps 2~3).
An improperly adjusted or improperly operating range switch may result in the following conditions:
• Diagnostic trouble codes:
• P0705 - Range switch signal problem
• P0707 - Range switch - open circuit
• P0708 - Range switch - short circuit or multiple inputs
• Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) illuminated
• Impossible engine start in "P" or "N"
This TSB provides information concerning the proper adjustment and diagnosis of the transaxle range switch.
1. Attach a GDS and check for DTC in both the "Engine" and "Automatic Transaxle" menus. Go to Step 2 for 2000~02 Accent or Step 3 for 2006~ Sonata. For other vehicles, go to Step 4.
2. For 2000~2002 Accent: Check according to TSB 03-40-001. Go to Step 4.
3. For 2006~ Sonata, follow steps a,b,c below, then go to Step 4.
a. Check the rear combination lamp ground bolts for tightness and good electrical contact (refer to applicable ETM, "Tail, Parking & License Lamps" section). Go to Step b.Page 2 of 6
b. For 2006~ Sonata: Remove the center console cover and check for contamination on the M40 connector to the sports mode switch. If so, clean and repair the connector as necessary. Go to step c below.
c. For 2006~07 Sonata: Remove the front pillar cover and verify the harness is properly routed near the clip. Repair the harness as necessary. Go to Step 4.
4. Attach a GDS and select vehicle, "A/T" menu, "Current Data" and "Shift Lever Switch".
5. Move the shift lever and confirm the GDS reads the gear shift position as shown below. If so, the harness currently does not have an open or short circuit between. the PCM/TCM and range switch.
Hope this helps.
Feb 11, 2011 | Hyundai Elantra Cars & Trucks
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