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Po740 code is coming on it drives okay around 5 miles after…

Po740 code is coming...

Po740 code is coming on it drives okay around 5 miles after driving for 10 or more miles it start slipping in first gear and shifts hard in second.

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?

2003 Volvo s60 2.4t . I've noticed no leaks

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your S60 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes .I've tried nothing was thinking of just replacing the transmission

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

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David Craig
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The torque converter is failing to lock up. which can be caused by a bad torque converter clutch, a bad torque converter clutch solenoid valve or a wiring issue for the solenoid it also can be caused by dirty transmission fluid.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
would you change the fluid first ? Or go ahead and change transmissions.

I would absolutely change the fluid first.

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add a quart of Lucas transmission fix while you are at it.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
change all the fluid out not just what drains from the pan drain. How do you get the rest out ?
Thank you very much .

you won't be able to get it all out yourself that takes a special machine. just drain whatever comes out in the pan. and refill with the same amount

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thank you and please keep me updated

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Okay i changed the fluid and added a quart of Lucas transmission fix and I've drove it 25 miles it didn't set P0740 code but now it shifts hard from second to third, I thought maybe I needed to just flush the system ?

you never want to flush the transmission on an older higher mileage transmission. if anything, replace the fluid again to try and free up the sticky valves

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Well the car only has 117000 miles on it . So am I moving in the right direction since it's not setting the code?
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
By the way the fluid was black like oil .

correct. you are doing just fine. replace it again and it should improve

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thanks

you bet

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