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Old 09-14-2007, 04:56 PM
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Default Need to replace Torque Converter Lockup Solenoid

Replaced the PNP but that did NOT fix the issue.


Mechanic says Torque Converter Lockup, so I hope it's just the solenoid.

Where do I get a replacement? Installation procedures? =( I think it's S1 and S2? Or just S2? Not sure where I remember that from. =(

Help appreciated asap. =)
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Phoenix,

I am very sorry to hear that it did not fix the problem. Did you try replacing the tranny fluid completely?
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Old 09-15-2007, 08:27 AM
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It is a pain to replace the soleniods.
You will have to drop the subframe some to remove the front black cover on the transmission.
Not sure where to buy from besides the Dealer.
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I am just wondering about how the problem was diagnosed. Auto tranny jobs are so so so expensive here that I would change all the fluids and the filter before even taking it to a tranny specialist. Maybe in the US it is not that expensive.

An auto tranny specialist makes more money here than a senior software developer.
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>Maybe in the US it is not that expensive.
Because most of the time they say "You need a new transmission"[8D].

Modern automatic transmission is as complicated as IT/network technology. Very often they are black box and one has to have high-quality training & experience to properly diagnose & repair automatic transmissions due to the complicated hydraulic & electronic control systems.

Volvo factory manual does not recommend repair on the transmission. But if it were for Tech, I would pay him to do whatever he wishes to do to it.


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Old 09-15-2007, 01:13 PM
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Hey tech (or anyone), what do I want to ask the dealer for? I have an image from a shop manual that shows S1 and S2 on the outside of the transmission, I think. With a lift, my mechanic shouldn't have a problem replacing it right? Anyone remember the price for the S1 and S2 solenoids? I want to order them asap! =)

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(I accidently cleared the code(s) in A1 and A2 when I got the car. Just did the other modules and nothing related to my problem found (cleared all codes) =)
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What is the code that keeps coming back?
This way I can trace and lookup the proper thing.
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No codes returned in A1 or A2, and that includes the trip down the street to get my emissions sticker (passed!). I cleared the A1 and A2 codes and put at least 15 miles on it and nothing came back. Do I need the SL solenoid instead of S1 and S2, SL = Torque Converter Lockup...

My symptoms were/still are

1) Car starts in too a high a gear (feels like 3rd).
2) Put the accelerator down, it will downshift to first where it belongs, and then un-gracefully enter second...

When coming to a stop, it will more often than most STAY in too high a gear, and get down around 500rpm (danger of stalling out) and fall into first finally, or has, on occassion, stalled out. Fluid is good.
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Number 10 should be it.
I wanted the code to look it up and veiw all the fault tracing in the Volvo program I have.
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That illustration & red circles look somewhat familiar[8D].


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