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95 honda odyessy

My 95 odyessy made grunching sound when put in drive the other day what ever gear i tried it contiued to made noise turned engine off put in park restarted and drove home normal is this a torque converter prob?

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    Tony Clarke Apr 02, 2014

    it sounds like grating gears as if you change a manual without clutch

  • Tony Clarke
    Tony Clarke Apr 02, 2014

    it has never had shift problems i have had it for 12 years without issue it looses all drive when it happens and will contiune to until i turn it off some first time it did it i had to get it towed home cause everytime i put it in gear it made the noise when i got home i started it and it shifted fine second time it went ok after i turned it off and restarted its only done 120000km



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Without actually hearing the noise it is difficult to pinpoint this issue. It may have been a shift solenoid "spazm" if you will. Or a number of other things. I wouldn't worry too much about it unless it becomes a frequent occurrence, or the check eng. lamp comes on or something. Has it had any shifting problems or other symptoms??

Posted on Apr 01, 2014


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It could very well be a restriction in the exhaust like a stopped up cat converter. I doubt if it is a torque converter,that may make it slow to get to speed but shouldn't effect hwy speeds.
You can check this vehicle for an exhaust restriction very easy by going to the DPFE sensor and measuring exhaust back pressure with a vacuum/pressure gage. It will be either silver or black in color will have 2 rubber hoses hooked to it going down to metal tubes that hook into the exhaust.It will have a 3 wire connector with the color of the wires being BN/WH,BN/LG,OG. Disconnect one of the rubber hoses from the sensor and hook the vacuum/pressure gage into the hose.You should have less than 1 psi at idle,then press accel to wide open throttle and take a reading,it should be no higher than 3-4 psi. Anything more is an exhaust restriction.

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SOURCE: 1996 pontiac transport Knocks in park but not in drive

This is a damaged torque converter and you may have a blown shift solenoid as well. check the fluid level. i suspect major torque converter damage.

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SOURCE: honda torque converter clutch solenoid circuit

P0740 is a Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Malfunction, you will need to have just this circuit tested, it is mostly just a defective Torque converter clutch solenoid in the trans or a defective connection to the trans, u do not need another overhaul.

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SOURCE: 1990 Honda Civic will not start

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