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1758 c0de. car shifts normal thru 4 gears and rev.. will not

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1758 c0de. car shifts normal thru 4 gears and rev.. will not lock torque converter. fails emissions test. I just need to pass test and get tag.also have code1491. egr checks good cleaned intake and vacumne lines. help!!!
JA: Do you have the torque specs?
Customer: no. sorry. don't really need xtra gear to drive car. its a local driver w/ 190000 miles.
JA: What year is your Xtra?
Customer: I mean xtra gear or lock up gear. car is 97 accord lx.
JA: Are you fixing your Xtra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: cleaning and changing solenoid. I will check terminals and plugs next, but don't think plugs are problem.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: im retired. cant afford to replace transmission that's not bad. shops say its needs rebuilding. I don't thing it does. thanks
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.

Could be a torque converter problem.