Do I have any other options? This time it was a no go. Since the service engine light came on, there will be codes stored. I'm going to get the code read, but I was wondering if anyone has knowledge of the typical cause for this car. Could this cause the tcs light to come on Frederick answered about a year ago You have a bad coil pack. What kind of services and approx. Car seems to shift smoothly. My car has an automatic transmission.
I had trouble codes checked at Autozone and they are P0420 and P0401. For example, does it happen when you accelerating, driving on the highway or does it appear at low speeds? Then I pull over and stop and turn ignition off and right back on and put it in drive and it will not move. Posted on Nov 19, 2008 If you do burn outs they can come on and stay on for about a day. This allows you to maintain control of your vehicle at all times. You will end up finding that when you unplug one plug nothing happens. Six cylinder two wheel drive automatic 58,000 miles.
The car is running fine. Also, will it cause damage to keep driving it? Some bigger problems are that maybe you havnt been keeping up with ur oil and your transmission is going, or ur transmission just old and worked to its max. I took it to the Acura dealer and they want to replace a sensor. You should still drive with caution on wet or slippery roads, but seeing the light in these circumstances indicates your traction control system is working. It happened about half way there.
Can't tell if it comes on after just a few minutes or only after the car has reached 30mph. Again, drive carefully to a location where service can be requested and performed. The only code was an old code for engine knock. What is it reading - issues at the wheels? Set the parking brake, and block rear wheels securely. I need to get the car back to Greensboro this weekend when I get back.
The transmission fluid has been changed. What could be the problem? This could be caused by fault with the igntion coils or spark plugs. Posted on May 03, 2013. Reinstall the sealing bolts with new sealing washers, and tighten the bolts to the specified torque. If the light comes on, and you obviously have traction, it is safe enough to drive yourself to place to get an inspection of the light. Warm up the engine the radiator fan comes on , then stop it and connect a tachometer. The system will not engage when it needs to.
. Please or to join the conversation. Replace the torque converter clutch solenoid valve. It could as well be detecting carbon levels wich is not a big deal either. Had transmission relaced with a used one that had 98,000 miles.
The internal tranny filter has not been changed. You would need to and spark plug tube seals. Only experienced drivers should do this at their own risk. Replace the coil pack and you should be good to go. Is it Safe in this Situation? The whole system can go offline should corroded contacts, water damage, or malfunctions occur. The most innocuous is a bad brake switch. The car is hesitating and the gas mileage has taken a dive.
You have now found the bad coil pack. The check engine light comes on when I crank the car and stays on while driving. So I turn ignition off and wait four or five minutes and start the car again and it will go down the road for a few miles and start doing the same thing all over again. You increase the potential of losing control of your vehicle. You should pull the to see if oil is on the spark plug wires causing the misfire. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. This will help your mechanic evaluate the issue.
I took my car to O'Reilly's for a diagnostic scan. Before testing, be sure the transmission fluid is filled to the proper level. Here are the testing procedures. Any ideas why we still get those dash lights and the 740 code? My fathers allante cadillac had traction control as well, I guess the more powerful front wheel drive cars have it, as traction can often be an issue. The check engine light no longer comes on anymore so I figure that's an old code.