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How can i fix thetorque converter clutch solenoid circuit open on a 2001 vw beetle code P0740

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SOURCE: p0740 diagnostic code torque convertor clutch

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it is automatic transmission fault it refer to :-
torque converter clutch (TCC)solenoid -circuit malfunction
the most cause is :-wiring , TCC solenoid & the transmission control unit ( ECM\PCM\TCM )

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Got me a complete manual for 199 jeep factory model and found location of each individual unit in question. Manual gives u possible solution to each code and repair and or replace. As a mechanic myself testing, trouble shooting and repair was not that difficult. Shift solenoid was very difficult to get to. Located under the head lamp passenger side.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 vw beetle, transmission fluid

This page explains how to change the transmission fluid but about half way down the page it tells how to check for the proper amount of fluid:
http://www.newbeetle.org/forums/showthread.php?t=1036

There isn't a transmission dipstick for this car.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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SOURCE: p0740 diagnostic code torque convertor clutch

I sounds like the TCC solenoid has failed. The stalling problem confirms that the TCC is engaged.

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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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.

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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Hello there my name is Clara I have a 2001 acura TL 3.2 liters thats reading the code P0740


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I have been getting the code p0740 it says something about the torque converter clutch circuit. it doesn't seem to be going into over drive. dose anyone have any suggestions I can try.


On some cars, there is a TCC solenoid in the transmission which can be replaced by removing the bottom pan. In some cars this solenoid can't be accessed without major disassembly.

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This indicates a faulty Transmission Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) circuit (0740) or TCC solenoid (0743)

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Possible causes of this code are: - Low transmission fluid level
- Dirty transmission fluid
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- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness is open or shorted
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P0740 Honda - Transmission Lock-Up Control System Fault Possible causes
- Low transmission fluid level
- Dirty transmission fluid
- Faulty torque converter clutch solenoid valve
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness is open or shorted
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve circuit poor electrical connection

Tech notes
On some Honda vehicles the P0740 code may be set by an overheating torque converter problem which is caused by an insufficient flow to the torque converter release circuit.

P0740 Honda Description
The torque converter clutch solenoid valve is activated, with the gear in D4, by the Transmission Control Module (TCM) in response to signals sent from the vehicle speed and the Engine Control Module (ECM). Lock-up piston operation will then be controlled. When the torque converter clutch solenoid valve is activated, the torque converter lockup clutch will engage creating a 1 to 1 RPM ratio between the transmission input shaft and the rotational speed of the torque converter.
Lock-up operation, however, is prohibited when A/T fluid temperature is too low.
When the accelerator pedal is depressed (less than 2/8) in lock-up condition, the engine speed should not change abruptly. If there is a big jump in engine speed, there is no lock-up.

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- Dirty transmission fluid
- Faulty torque converter clutch solenoid valve
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness or connectors
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve circuit is open or shorted When is the code detected?Diagnostic trouble code P0740 is detected when TCM detects an improper voltage drop when it tries to operate the solenoid valve.

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Possible causes- Low transmission fluid level
- Dirty transmission fluid
- Faulty torque converter clutch solenoid valve
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness or connectors
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve circuit is open or shorted

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DTC P0740: Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Circuit / Open
Probable cause:
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  2. Connector terminal contact damaged or corroded
  3. Wire harness fault. Check for correct voltage, open, short to ground or short to voltage
  4. Update control unit software
  5. PCM or ECM defective

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Got this code p0740, tcc circuit malfunction, I would like to replace a TCC Solenoid how do i go about it?


P0740 - Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Open

Possible Causes:
- Low transmission fluid level
- Dirty transmission fluid
- Faulty torque converter clutch solenoid valve
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness or connectors
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve circuit is open or shorted

Check your fluids 1st if they are low add fluid, and if they are dirty do a flush and a new filter. This usually will take care of it and save you money. TCCSV is a bit pricey try the cheaper route first. But it is located inside the transmission or on the side of the transmission. I dont recall exactly. Its something I would let a shop do though unless you have high mechanical skills.

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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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