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A4Jon1.8t
10-17-2004, 05:14 PM
My car is throwing a "torque converter clutch circuit inop" code. Has anyone ever delt with this, if so, what fixed it?[confused]
And no, it's not a fuse, I checked them all.

cbass
10-17-2004, 07:06 PM
Can you get the actual code numbers (and letters if any)?? That would help.

A4Jon1.8t
10-19-2004, 04:45 PM
BUMP! Somebody PLEASE help me with this.

quattro_maniac
10-19-2004, 05:34 PM
17124 P0740 Torque Converter Clutch Circ Malfunction
17125 P0741 Torque Converter Clutch Circ Performance or Stuck Off

those arethe ones i found that come close to what he's talking about...

A4Jon1.8t
10-20-2004, 12:54 AM
17124 P0740 Torque Converter Clutch Circ Malfunction
Thats the one. Has anyone had this problem? If so, what fixed it?

cbass
10-20-2004, 10:51 AM
Are there any symptoms with the way the car drives or shifts? Is it a regular Automatic, or is it a tip. I'm assuming that with a torque converter DTC it can't be a manual.

A4Jon1.8t
10-20-2004, 02:38 PM
Originally posted by cbass
Are there any symptoms with the way the car drives or shifts? Is it a regular Automatic, or is it a tip. I'm assuming that with a torque converter DTC it can't be a manual.
Yes, sometimes when I going down the interstate and I REALLY step on it, the RPM's rise and then the tranny knocks into gear and takes off. So I've been babying the hell out of it till I find out what the hell is wrong with it.[:(]

A4_wantanabe
10-21-2004, 12:15 PM
i'm having these same issues. if it is indeed the tranny, i'm concidering a manual swap.

cbass
10-21-2004, 01:49 PM
So Jon,
Did you get a CEL that prompted you to check out the DTC memory, or did you have it checked out because of the driveability issues? It could be that the solenoid that controls the lockup function of the torque converter is going bad or the torque converter itself could be failling. More importantly, did this fault show up as an intermittant fault, or was it a continuous fault? I'll keep digging and see what I can come up with.

A4Jon1.8t
10-21-2004, 01:58 PM
I was actually checking my codes to see if my lean condition had gone away after changing my fuel filter. Thats the first time it showed up. I don't know if it was intemittent or constant. I REALLY appreciate your help on this!

cbass
10-22-2004, 01:32 PM
So do you have a vag-com?