The pedal must be released for the vehicle to operate normally. The first thing I would do is to clean the main transmission connector with electrical contact cleaner. I would say it's probably going to come back on. The dealer was notified of the problem. His illustations and presentation is worth the read, I think you will appreciate it after seeing your power point slide show By the way, when you get ready to tilt your engine let us know, Logan and I have done it along with few others.
The main problem the transmission which im gonna have to pay for outta my pocket close to 2000. I will try your suggestion of cleaning the main transmission connector. I have tried to work this out with the dealer for 2 months. Using scan tool, record freeze frame and failure records for reference. Coolant and tranny fluid can get into that connector and cause problems. What kind of electrical plug-in cleaner should I look for and what would it be called? Could be the input speed sensor, shift solenoid, etc.
This problem can be caused by that solenoid or a problem with the torque converter. If failed smog test, there must be an issue within your emmission system, e. Given your technical prowess, tilting the engine is well within your capabilities. It is purely a transmission related code. Diagnostic Aids Ensure transaxle fluid level is correct. B Oil pressure screen plugged. Some parts of the repair for this are pretty simple and only require removal of the oil pan and valve body to access related parts, but if the converter has ballooned and needs to be replaced the transmission will need to come out for repairs.
Check for weak terminal tension. Thanks for the advice and pictures. Inspect transaxle cooler lines for being pinched, plugged or twisted. With P0741, the code gives you two reasons as to why the code has registered. P0410 Secondary Air Injection System Malfunction P0741 Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Performance or Stuck Off I would like to know what is most common cause for these and the approx price to have these issues repaired.
Get someone who knows Cadillac to get this done for you. Mechanically, it will cost you 1 - 2 mpg and cause a few hundred more rpm on the highway. The car has about 109,000 miles on it, but it has been well maintained and the transmission shifts nice and smooth. This should be looked at by a trusted transmission tech in your area. Being that it is a communication code with no other related codes, it most likely not something to worry about.
Is this on the drivers side visible from under the hood? Coolant and tranny fluid can get into that connector and cause problems. It is impossible to diagnose from afar. When she returned to the car it was rolling away. I'll have a look tommorow in the daylight and see if I can match up your photos with my engine. The rpms increased between 50 and 150. I just disconnected mine tonight and sprayed it with cleaner.
More will be added as we go! Hope I don't need to tilt the engine and change the sensor, but I am quite confident I can do it with your help. If you have a Fleet Farm near you, it's on sale along with Brake Kleen and a couple of other products for a little over a dollar a can this week. It is very easy from the top. Below are new articles that we publish often. The good news is that when this clutch goes out the transmission will still take you to where you need to go.
Cheers, Jun 14, 2011 P0741. Another person using the rod method. Hello again, After only about 250 miles since I replaced my steering rack and wheel bearing hubs I have this I assume completely unrelated service engine soon issue. More often than not, this is going to be the issue. The consumer stated sometimes the cruise control will not engage.
While the dealer gets away with it. Good luck with the P0741 and your Cadillac DeVille. Takes about 10 minutes if you have mechanic skills. She threw it into park to get it to stop. This relates to your transmission only and has nothing to do with Exhaust emmissions. Compressed air to dry it out would be good too, buy a can if you don't have a compressor. Lets eliminate that first, because its easy enough.