CODE P1740

2001 Dodge Durango

Transmission problem
2001 Dodge Durango V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 130000 miles

My check engine light has been on for 4 days because of code P1740 and on the 5th day I came home from work parked my car and 1 hour later it was on fire is this possible?
July 7, 2009.

If it happened It's not only possible, it's fact! May or may not be related, but it seems wiring was THE issue. There was a recall for the code 1740, did you get the notice? Here's the front page of it.
SCAN TOOL ERRONEOUSLY DISPLAYS P0000 FOR P1740/P0461 TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN Reference Number(s): 25-002-01, Date of Issue: February 02, 2001 Related Ref Number(s): 25-002-01 ARTICLE BEGINNING SCAN TOOL ERRONEOUSLY DISPLAYS P0000 FOR DTC'S P1740 AND P0461 Model(s): 2001 Dodge (AB) Ram Van 2001 Dodge (AN) Dakota 2001 Dodge (BR/BE) Ram Truck 2001 Dodge (DN) Durango Group: Emissions Bulletin No.: 25-002-01 Date: February 02, 2001 OVERVIEW This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software (calibration level 01Cal14A) SYMPTOM/CONDITION A Generic Scan Tool or an Enhanced Scan Tool, like the DRB III, may erroneously display certain Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) as P0000. As a result, the scan tool may display Freeze Frame data incorrectly. The following DTC's are displayed incorrectly as P0000: 1. P1740 - TCC or O/D Solenoid Performance (DTC will cause a MIL) 2. P0461 - Fuel Level Unit No Change Over Time (a non-MIL DTC) DIAGNOSIS PROCEDURES 1. Verify the calibration level of the PCM software. If the PCM software is at the 2001 NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a RE transmission, and were built prior to January 31, 2001 (MDH 0131XX), and with PCM software earlier (less) than 2001 Calibration 14A. Page 1 of 5 SCAN TOOL ERRONEOUSLY DISPLAYS P0000 FOR P1740/P0461 -2001 Dodge Du...

Jul 7, 2009.
No I didn't get the notice about this where can I find the information for the recall.

Jul 8, 2009.
My mistake, it did not go to a recall, just a tecnical service bulliten, I will send both to you via email, dont know what good it will do after a fire though.

Jul 9, 2009.