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Just bought a 1999 ford taurus. Service ensgine soon light comes on. A message says low coolant. Diagnostic code that it throws is P1744. Will adding coolant to it clear this code or are they unrealted?

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HI, sorry to tell you this but the DTC P1744 is being set do to excessive slipping in the transmission so coolant wont help this. The low coolant is probably due to a crack int he expansion tank where you add coolant. I would recommend stopping at a local transmission shop and let them tell you your options. Good luck

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