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(DTC) CODE # P0700....Transmission Control System (MIL Request) Translation: Transmission Control Module (TCM) Malfunction or Failure. P0700 Information Code The Transaxle Control Module (TCM) monitors the malfunction of sensors and actuators relating to transaxle control. If any malfunction is detected, the TCM informs the PCM by sending a signal (P0700 code). P0700 means that a code has been set in the TCM. This code is for information ONLY. If this code is present, check for transaxle codes. So basically, the P0700 code is telling you to check the TCM for a transaxle DTC. The TCM can not turn on the check engine light so it has the PCM do it.
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P0700 is a genetic code for the TCM has lost data connection from the transmission. Check all the fuses and wire harness to the TCM from the transmission. If everything look fine from the transmission to the TCM, then the TCM may have gone bad. One way to find out if it's the TCM is to go to a good transmission shop that can test drive the car while it's hooked up to a scanner which would indicate if it's the TCM or the wire harness or transmission it self. Note: one of the biggest flaw the intrepid have is that the wire harness to the shift solenoid is in the transmission, surrounded in the transmission oil which corrode the wire harness. Good luck and most transmission shop will trouble shot this free of charge.
This code indicates an automatic transmission control problem. The presence of this code means that the transmission control module or TCM has detected a fault and relayed it to the PCM. It could be a TCM related solenoid has failed or is damaged or the TCM itself could be faulty. Best wishes.
Ya, trans is done. Internal failure is common on these as well as the caravan - same internal parts, same internal problems. A salvage yard can tell you what years will work with their interchange manuals
The MAP sensor and Knock Sensor are both very easily replaced. A better scanner will tell you which sensor is going bad on your transmission. An Autozone code reader will not tell you which sensor on the trans. is acting up. Most sensors on your trans. are very easity replaced as well. They just screw in and plug it. It's worth paying to get a "real" scan done. The trans. sensors are inexpensive and you can replace any other your listed sensors yourself.
Flush out your transmission with the correct type fluid, Mopar ATF+4, and correct filter. Disconnect Negative cable, to reset computer, for at least 24 hours. Check grounding straps for PCM, ensure they are tight and clean.
This method worked on my 2003 Intrepid SE, 3.5L, Police Pkg car.