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September 29, 2020 Engine Knocking Sound: What Does it Mean?An engine knock sounds like someone knocking on the front door. But since the noise, which is deep and metallic in nature, is coming from the engine, you’ll know it’s not your neighbor stopping by for a friendly visit.
September 15, 2020 P0730 Code: Incorrect Gear RatioVehicles with an automatic transmission are equipped with a torque converter that’s located between the engine and the transmission. This mechanism multiplies the engine torque and transfers this torque to the transmission. The torque converter also acts as a clutch that prevents the vehicle from stalling, especially when the vehicle December 10, 2020 P0894 Code: Transmission Component SlippingDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0894 stands for “Transmission
Component Slipping.” This code is logged when the powertrain control module
(PCM) has received information from the input and output speed sensors that an
internal transmission component is slipping. Depending on the manufacturer,
this code could also mean that the PCM has perceived the torque converter August 17, 2020 FCA Looking to Recall up to 1 Million VehiclesFollowing reports that the automaker is mulling a wide-scale recall, a spokesman for FCA told online publication Car and Driver that it is working closely with the authorities at the EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to find a solution to the problem.
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