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check engine light on and had a diagnotsic done and it came

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check engine light on and had a diagnotsic done and it came up with a code for cirque torque converter and now the check engine light is flashing.. what am i to do?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

what is the code number that you get?

Customer:

I dont remember the code exactly im gonna have to take it back tomorrow cause the car feels a lil shakey

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

tell me,,what trouble does the car give?

tims auto repair :

have you noticed anything?

Customer:

honestly the car gave me no trouble until today when the check engine light had been flashing and i could feel the engine reviving if that makes since and it hesitated when i stepped on the gas for acceleration

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

how did you get it scanned...do you have a scanner?

Customer:

I went to aamco to have it scanned! said they would have to go in and manually see what needed to be done because I wasnt having problems

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

and,,what did they tell you?

Customer:

they didnt tell me anything i hadnt gotten it looked at yet I planed to do it this week

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

did they get a transmission code?

Customer:

yes didnt give it to me thought guess they just assumed I would bring it back

tims auto repair :

i see

tims auto repair :

did they check your transmission fluid?

Customer:

no

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

the first thing you need to do,,is to scan it again

tims auto repair :

you need the trouble codes

tims auto repair :

from what you are saying,,,

Customer:

:( ok

tims auto repair :

it sounds as if you may have a transmission problem

tims auto repair :

perhaps,it is low on fluid

tims auto repair :

or

Customer:

dear god.. its not safe to drive around in that car right

tims auto repair :

the filter may be clogged

tims auto repair :

well,,,not if it is slipping as you say

tims auto repair :

you need to get it looked at asap

Customer:

ok will do

tims auto repair :

again,,it may just need a new transmission filter

Customer:

im hoping for the best but knowing that its the worst

tims auto repair :

you do not want to drive the car until you know whats going on....

tims auto repair :

you may burn out the transmission

tims auto repair :

so,,check it asap

Customer:

ok

tims auto repair :

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tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

why the negative feedback?

tims auto repair :

do you need more help?

Customer:

im so sorry didnt mean to click that face was a accident can i try again?

tims auto repair :

lol

tims auto repair :

ok..

tims auto repair :

thanks

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Experience: Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.
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