P0741 Causing Check Engine Light

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P0741 Causing Check Engine Light

Postby macboi05vibe » Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:11 am

help my 05 Vibe with 84k miles is giving an error code: P0741. This has something to do with the TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH. No transmission problems or acceleration problems (besides it being a 4 cylinder.) Anyone know if this is serious or just I reset it and forget about it?
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Re: P0741 Causing Check Engine Light (macboi05vibe)

Postby keithvibe » Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:31 am

What it means is that the ECM cannot detect a return current from the TCC solenoid. If that's the case the TCC may not be engaging when it should. You probably won't notice the problem other than worse gas mileage. It may be simply that the connector has come loose - check the wiring to the transmission. Worst case the TCC solenoid has become faulty - it should be a straightforward repair


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Postby macboi05vibe » Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:33 am

Well that's good news I was hoping my transmission was not going out. Could this problem have something to do with the ECM recall?
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Re: P0741 Causing Check Engine Light

Postby macboi05vibe » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:20 am

Just a follow up I ended up having my transmission rebuilt. The error code was real and it drove fine for 2 years with that light coming on and off. I would suggest having a transmission shop look at your vibe if you are having this warning light come on.
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Re: P0741 Causing Check Engine Light

Postby zyzyix » Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:03 pm

macboi05vibe wrote:Just a follow up I ended up having my transmission rebuilt. The error code was real and it drove fine for 2 years with that light coming on and off. I would suggest having a transmission shop look at your vibe if you are having this warning light come on.




Thank you for the update. How much did the rebuilt tranny cost?
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