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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Code P0700

(DTC) CODE # P0700....Transmission Control System (MIL Request) Translation: Transmission Control Module (TCM) Malfunction or Failure. P0700 Information Code The Transaxle Control Module (TCM) monitors the malfunction of sensors and actuators relating to transaxle control. If any malfunction is detected, the TCM informs the PCM by sending a signal (P0700 code). P0700 means that a code has been set in the TCM. This code is for information ONLY. If this code is present, check for transaxle codes. So basically, the P0700 code is telling you to check the TCM for a transaxle DTC. The TCM can not turn on the check engine light so it has the PCM do it. The dealer probably saw the code P0700 and went to the TCM and pulled out the code stored there telling them the Transmission Solenoid Assembly (TSA) is bad. This is a good example of understanding what the codes actually mean. If the manual you looked at said the TCM is bad and to replace the TCM when you see a P0700, then it is wrong.

16 comments:

  1. I got this code on my 2002 Honda Accord, along with a P1739 (Automatic transaxle concerns. Will my transmission sensors need to be replaced ? (that's what I was told at Auto Zone). About how much should a job like this cost?

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  2. i got this n the p1100 code on my 96 gmc sonoma so to my understanding the p0700 code is a code that tells you that something else is wrong

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  3. Yes. It tells you that you have an issue with your transmission. And you will need to read the transmission codes to find out what. You will need a Good Quaility Scan Tool or Sop that has one. The free scan at the parts store isn't gonna cut it on this one.

    http://www.freeautomechanic.com/scantools.html

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  4. http://www.freeautomechanic.com/p0700-799.html

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  5. hello;
    I have 2005 Mini cooper S Convertable .has code P0700 and P1782 and it feels like i'm missing 2nd and 3ed gears and it jerks most of the time, what do I need todo please.

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  6. P0700 and P 0705 trouble. Transmission range sensor malfunction. I think the switch that is actuated by shifting lever is bad. What is your opinion? It is a suzuki forenza 2007. Rpm jump from 2200 to 3000 for about 60 mph. When leave the parking spot barely moves.

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  7. I have a 99 Plymouth voyager and I had the following codes appear, p1784, p0740, p1899, p0700, p1495,p1497. Can anyone tell me what all this means and if the car is worth fixing?

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  8. I have 04 grand cherokee with a po700 and p0481 code. stalls and trans. seems to slip, fluid is full according to dip stick.

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  9. can anybody tell me what is P0700?

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    1. it is a information code that is sent from the transmission computer to the engine computer to turn on the check engine light the trans mission cannot turn this light on by itself so it sends a p0700 out of the engine computer then you have to hook up a diagnostic tool to read the trans computer to see what codes are in that module

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  10. my 2001 dodge caravan runs fine but today my engine light came on. Went got it scanned and codes P0605 and P0700 show up. What needs done? My brother is mechanical so is it something he could fix or does a dealer have to do this?

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  11. I have a dodge neon sxt and have a transmission code P0700 was told that the solenoid pack needs to be replaced. Can you tell me how much this repair usually costs.

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  12. I have a 2005 Mini Cooper S convertible. Lights are on all over the dash including the flat tire light, service engine etc. Car is running fine, but all the lights are on. I had a scan done with a professional scan tool and it is throwing a p0700 code. I know that this means there is a transmission sensor that is bad. Could someone tell me where this sensor is located on the car? The light go off at times and seems to be connected with the shifting to the car. The care has an automatic transmission.

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  13. I have a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer that is reading a DTC of P0705 Trans Range Sensor Circuit Malfunction (PRNDL Input). Anyone have any advice on what needs to be checked or repaired? How critical is this?

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  14. 2009 subaru forester xt limited, driving on roads at 130 km/h with snow on the ground and slush on the road, air temp around 2* C, all of a sudden the car shifted to 3rd, cruise light flashing, abs on, anti skid on, AT temp flashing, check engine light on, stopped at Canadian tire had computer read, P0700 code, he cleared it, i drove another 100 km, no prob, slowed down to 50 km/h when it all came on again, drove around the rotary and out side wheels seemed to shudder and i have to push accelerator to 2000 rpm to get car to move, i have no 4th gear.... WTF? TONY in Halifax

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