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My husband is stuck in Georgia with his pt cruiser. It

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stopped at a stop sign...
My husband is stuck in Georgia with his pt cruiser. It stopped at a stop sign and would not go into gear. Then it did and he got to auto zone...showing codes PO 441, Po 700, and Po 732... What are these codes and is it a big deal
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: He has checked nothing...I live in Pennsylvania mand he is afraid to drive it or where to start...high miles on car
JA: What year is your PT Cruiser?
Customer: 2003
JA: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: He just broke down and has tried nothing yet ...looking for so,e direction
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: let me check with him and I will get back to you How much is it to talk to the mechanic
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Chrysler Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 2 months ago
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HI,

P0441 is an evaporative emissions code and unrelated to the transmission

P0700 is a tech information code telling the tech there is a separate transmission fault code in the transmission control module, in this case the P0732

SYMPTOM
P0732-GEAR RATIO ERROR IN 2ND

WHEN MONITORED
The Transmission gear ratio is monitored continuously while the Transmission is in gear.

SET CONDITION
If the ratio of the Input RPM to the Output RPM does not match the current gear ratio.

POSSIBLE CAUSES
- RELATED DTC'S PRESENT
- TRANSMISSION SOLENOID/PRESSURE SWITCH ASSEMBLY
- INTERNAL TRANSMISSION
- INTERMITTENT GEAR RATIO ERRORS

The vast majority of times it is the transmission solenoid/pressure switch assembly. Failure of this can cause it not going into gear, harsh shift or slippage.

It needs to be repaired before making the drive to Pennsylvania.

It is 1.2 hours to replace and the part runs around $180

If your husband is planning to do himself, directions are attached

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