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My check engine light came on on a very cold morning and is…

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Second opinion] My check engine light came on on a very cold morning and is still on. Air code P1740 came up on air code reader. It says TCC Solenoid or overdrive solenoid performance. What do I do?

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Stays on.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

2001 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT. Trans was rebuilt in about 2005.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Have not tried anything yet. I don't know if I can do what needs to be done myself. I am not a mechanic.

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

Truck runs good, no problems shifting or anything that I can see.

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Todd M
Todd M, ASE Certified Technician
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. Have you check the transmission fluid level? Also, what is the engine size of the vehicle and is this 2 or*****

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The truck is a 5.9 liter and it is***** I have not checked the fluid level. I will do that in the morning.

Thank you give me just a moment, please.

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The first thing to do is to check the fluid level and condition. You may want the replace the fluid and filter. If this doesn't cure the issue, then testing will need to be done. The issue could be just the TCC solenoid, or the issue could be the torque converter/transmission. Here I am attaching code and vehicle specific information for the code that you have provided along with testing information. I have also included a TSB concerning you issue and information on verified fixes.

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