Mechanics

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?
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Ladonnamwhite
July 7, 2009.





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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...

Merlin2021
Jul 7, 2009.
No I didn't get the notice about this where can I find the information for the recall.
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Ladonnamwhite
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.

Merlin2021
Jul 9, 2009.

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