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To change the tcc solenoid can it be done by just removing the transmission pan or does the transmission need to be pulled out of car

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The transmission will not have to be removed for this, however, the valve-body assembly will need removal. This can be accessed by taking off the pan on the transmission.

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My 2004 chevy suburban is giving a code po740 and po743. I'm Redington that it may be the torque converter clutch circuit. Any thoughts? How difficult would it be to replace myself?


Not hard. If you have to do it on the ground, it is messy. You have to drop the transmission pan. Buy an internal harness, it comes the the TCC solenoid attached. On the passenger side remove the heat shield. Unplug the transmission control plug. Drop the pan, start at the back and work your way around both side. It will start leaking. Slowly remove the front 3 bolts, let the pan drain. don't remove them completely. At a point, push the pan back up and hold it, remove the last bolts, then dump the rest of the fluid. Remove the filter. Under the transmission control plug, there is a solenoid to remove to get it out. Remove the plug and a 8 mm bolt has to come off with a clip, then pull the solenoid out( don't loose them). Look at the harness and see how it is laid out. The TCC solenoid is in front. You have to remove another solenoid to get it out. It is held in with a clip. Look, you see it. Do not loose this clip. Reach up in the slot and pull the clip out( small screwdriver or pick), pull that solenoid out and remove the bolts holding the TCC solenoid. Pull the TCC solenoid out. Reinstall in the reverse order. This sounds like a lot of work. I do them in about 30 minutes on a lift.

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2001 Saturn where is the transmission control solenoid


The TCC is located in the Transmission. You can gain access to the TCC or the Lock-Up Solenoid by removing the Transmission Pan and you will see 4 Solenoids there along with the 1/2, 2/3 and 3/4 Solenoids.

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Replace the TCC solenoid, EPC solenoid, Filter and fluid. This can be done by removing the pan. This is a first/quick fix. The other fix is to pull the transmission, go threw it and see what is wrong.

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You don't have to pull it to replace the TCC. Remove the pan and you can access the TCC solenoid. 40b12bb6-08f8-4f1c-b959-9bfe6f7b08fb.gif

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Where is the TCC solenoid located


It's in the transmission. Remove the trans pan and it is on the solenoid package. But the solenoid may not be the problem. Could be the wiring, plugs(inside and outside the trans), torque converter, or the computer. 7b32d407-41bb-449c-8dd9-0a5f7effbf7f.gif

May 14, 2014 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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It also has code po743 and po755


P0743 - Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Electrical
Possible causes- Faulty torque converter clutch solenoid valve
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness or connectors
- Torque converter clutch solenoid valve circuit is open or shorted
- Low transmission fluid level
- Dirty transmission fluid
Tech notes This is an electrical problem code. Could be a problem to the harness to the TCC solenoid, the TCC solenoid connector or the TCC solenoid it self.
P0755 - Shift Solenoid B Malfunction
Possible causes- Low transmission fluid level
- Dirty transmission fluid
- Faulty shift solenoid B valve
- Shift solenoid B valve harness or connectors
- Shift solenoid B valve circuit is open or shorted Tech notes When the a transmission solenoid is malfunction, in most cases the problem is not the electrical part of the solenoid; the problem is foreign material obstructing the mechanical function of the solenoid or the flow of the fluid through the transmission valve body. If the transmission fluid is very dirty, it is recommend changing the transmission fluid and if possible removing the transmission pan for further diagnosis. Excessive debris or metal particles on the transmission pan could be an indication that there is a transmission mechanical failure and that the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced.

Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0755.html#ixzz27PjeNdA5

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How to change tcc solenold on a 2000 pontiac montana


You must remove the transmission bottom pan, the solenoid is attached to the valve body inside the transmission. There is no drain pklug and this is a very messy job without the right type of drain pan.

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Will not go in reverse, could it be transmission or transfer case?


gm transmission have known for transmission reverse drum failure or a sensor called tcc solenoid. For the reverse drum you have to remove the gearbox and it's an esxpensive fix and for the solenoid you just have to remove the tansmission pan and there are gonna be all the solenoids, look for the tcc solenoid and change it. The sensonr cost around $50. Hope this helps

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94 buick park ave runs great but with a light load it shakes, accelerates good and in park or neutral is smooth changed plugs and wires


Several possibilities having to do with the torque converter clutch and TCC solenoid:

1. Replace transmission fluid, use a synthetic Dex VI, do a complete flush with pan removal and filter replacement

2. Check all grounds related to the transmission control solenoids, clean them and ensure good electrical contact.

3. Rebuild transmission, the TCC friction material is worn out.

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Fault codes


DTC P1860 is set if PCM detects a continuous open or short to ground in the TCC PWM solenoid circuit.

If your inclinded to attempt to fix this yourself, I have some trouble shooting proceedures that you can use. They are very involved, and could require the trans oil pan to be removed to get access to the solenoid.

If your not up to that, take it in to get it fixed.

TCC PMW solenoid is used to control fluid flow acting on the converter clutch valve.
The Solenoid controls TCC apply and release.
The Solenoid is attached to the transmission valve body. To get to it you have to remove the tranmission oil pan. Changing it should be no problem.
But do you need to replace it? To determine that you have to figure out if it is the wiring that goes to the solenoid or if the solenoid itself is shot.


The PCM uses the TCC/PWM solenoid to control when the torque converter clutch applies and how soft or harsh the TCC apply feels to the customer. The TCC/PWM also controls the release feel of the torque converter clutch. "


Ignition voltage is supplied directly to the solenoid through a fused circuit. The Powertrain control module commands solenoid on or off by applying or removing the ground.


P0753 Shift Solenoid A Electrical P0758 Shift Solenoid B Electrical
Good luck and hope this helps

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