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Check engine light came on after cv joint repair. Coorelates with a transmission solonoid error code. Are they related? just trying to keep my mechanic honest. car has 122K 4cylinder auto trans. Mechanic says its a $250.00 gamble because it may be more serious. whats your expert opinion? Thanks MArk B greeanaudi1@gmail.com

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    yadayada May 26, 2010

    what is the fault code that is being generated?

  • greenaudi1 May 27, 2010

    I'm sorry I don't know exactly but it is something with the transmssion solenoid

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If the cv joint vibrated the hell out of the transmission before it was replaced, your mech is right. the inside of the tranny may need to be rebuilt. If there was little or no vibration I suggest its just co-incidence. did they fillit back up with trans oil when they changed the joint? that will cause all sorts of computer errors due to insufficient oil pressure to activate solenoids. I;d make sure its correctly full.

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