2003 Infiniti G35 direct clucth solenoid valve

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JOAN20
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  • 2003 INFINITI G35
Transmission problem
2003 Infiniti G35 6 cyl Automatic 52,000 miles

I have a 2003 infiniti g35 coupe with 52,000 miles on it. Last week I pulled out of a parking spot and while I was waiting to take the main road I felt like something came off but it didn't make a noise. I tried to drive on as normal and the car didn't move. Then I pressed the accelarator pedal harder than usual and the car moved very slowly and made a noise like if I was accelarating it very hard. The service engine soon light came on. Since it was late at night I kept going and the car seemed to be working until I stopped again at a traffick light. The car would not move and I had to press the accelarator harder for it to move while it made the noise I previously described. I did a scan on it and I got the P1764 code. It said something about the direct clutch solenoid valve malfunction. What does this mean? Is this a serious damage?Does this mean that my transmission was damaged and that it needs to be overhauled and rebuilt? Is this repair expensive?
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Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 AT 7:49 PM

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KEN L
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Hey JOAN20,

This does not mean the transmission as damaged it means one of the shift solenoids stopped working or got stuck for a brief time. I would start be servicing the transmission and clearing the codes, if the problem happens again you will need to go a little deeper by testing and replacing one of the shift solenoids which will probably be the reverse.

Here are some guide to help you.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-service-an-automatic-transmission

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/check-engine-light-clear-codes

Please let us know what you find so it will help others.

Best, Ken

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