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I have a 01 Isuzu when I put it in gear stalls JA: Whether

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I have a 01 Isuzu when I put it in gear stalls
JA: Whether it's at the end of the driveway or on the highway, a car stalling can be dangerous. The good news is the mechanics we work with have tons of experience dealing with all kinds of engine issues. How old is the battery? Does the car stall out mainly when going up or down hills?
Customer: No car stars fine but soon as you put it in gear stalls
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Customer: I have scanned and there's no codes
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Customer: Im a mechanic myself but this truck is kicking my butt. I've changed torque converter flush and changed transmission fluid
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should be aware of about your Isuzu?
Customer: If its off the ground on jack stands it goes but soon as I press on the brake stalls
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  mike switzer replied 5 months ago.
have you checked the tcc solenoid to see if it is stuck on? that would cause the torque converter to be locked all the time.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I've changed torque converter
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
If I raised truck off the ground and put in gear it goes on every gear up to 75 like its set up on cruise control
Expert:  mike switzer replied 5 months ago.
not the torque converter but the lock up solenoid inside the valve body this is the solenoid that controls the torque converter.
Expert:  mike switzer replied 5 months ago.
that is fine if it is off the ground the engine has no load on it. and that is why it is going through all the gears. and it will go through all the gears if the torque converter is stuck on. the tcc is what commands it on. if the vlave body it worn and fluid is bypassing the solenoid it will command the clutches in the torque converter on and cause your issue. and not set any codes.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Which one will that be
Expert:  mike switzer replied 5 months ago.
i am guessing you have an isuzu rodeo correct. what engine do you have in that?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  mike switzer replied 5 months ago.
it took a bit of digging but i found it. in the first picture there is a small valve body in the front adapter housing it is numbered 71 in picture 2 it shows that valve body from the first picture up close it is solenoid 416 you need to look at. the third picture is just showing that 416 is the torque converter lock up solenoid.
Expert:  mike switzer replied 5 months ago.
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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I've changed the valve body the small one and the big one. Still having the same issues

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