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Old 10-05-2010, 05:25 PM
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okay guys. heres the story. this started couple weeks ago off and on and now does it all the time. fire up the truck. runs awesome. put it in drive or reverse stalls everytime.

i took IAC out. cleaned it up real nice. put a new tb gasket on and checked every where for vacuum leaks and nothing!

should be something pretty simple but im stumped.

any insight from my fellow techs here?
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Did you clean the entire throttle body, including the IAC passages? Has the battery been disconnected recently? Any codes in the PCM that might indicate the converter clutch is staying locked up? What about fuel pressure and volume under a load?
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:51 PM
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havent checked the fuel pressure. cleaned up the iac's area realllll goood. and no codes at the pcm. and i havent disconnected it since ive owned it
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shit. codes are 740 and 441
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Not just cleaning the IAC passage . You need to clean the throttle plate and bore of the tb .
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Bingo. Converter clutch problem!
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yeah i cleaned everything real good. it needed it. so i cleared the codes. thru it thru the gears. was fine. i sat there and let it idle for a min in reverse then it stalled. checked over and over again no codes since i kept trying it and it would stall every time after that. i really hope its not the converter. i bought it recently and haven't even got a plate yet for it.
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My $$ is on the converter clutch solenoid.
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please tell me its outside the transmission!!! i just moved to MA and all my equipment is in florida.
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where is it located and is there any way to troubleshoot it?
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