P0740 FORD code

What the P0740 code means is that the powertrain control module (PCM) has detected something unusual within the torque converter clutch circuit. The powertrain control module can vary the application of the torque converter clutch for optimal vehicle performance.

Can you drive with P0740 code?

A P0740 code should always be addressed immediately to prevent further damage to the vehicle. It may be unsafe to drive if this trouble code is accompanied by drivability symptoms.

What causes P0740 code?

The p0740 code means that there is a problem in the circuit between the transmission control module and the torque converter clutch solenoid. A faulty solenoid or bad wirings can cause this.

Where is the torque converter solenoid located?


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Where is the transmission clutch solenoid located?

A torque converter clutch solenoid controls the flow of fluid to the torque converter. It is located near the transmission and the engine’s rear. An electromagnetic coil controls the solenoid.

How do I fix the code P0740?

Repairs that can fix the P0740 code may include:

  1. Replacing the torque converter clutch solenoid.
  2. Replacing the torque converter or clutch.
  3. Adding or replacing transmission fluid and filter.
  4. Replacing the powertrain control module.
  5. Overhauling the current transmission.
  6. Replacing the transmission with a brand new one.
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How much does it cost to replace a torque converter clutch solenoid?

On average individual solenoids cost between $15-$30, with prices reaching as high as $100, according to Autoservicecosts. Depending on the number of solenoids you need to replace and service time, labor costs will range from $70–$150.

How do you reset a torque converter?

Resetting a transmission control module is actually pretty easy to do yourself.



The best part? It’s FREE!

  1. Step 1: Turn key position.
  2. Step 2: Foot on the gas pedal.
  3. Step 3: Turn key off and release gas pedal.
  4. Step 4: Wait.
  5. Step 5: Ready to drive.


What happens when a torque converter solenoid goes bad?

When the torque converter starts malfunctioning, you may feel shuddering and even slipping in overdrive. You usually notice your car shuddering because it feels like it’s vibrating. Your car will vibrate even when you’re not going very fast. The shuddering makes the car lag and is very noticeable.