Engine-Codes - Mazda - P0744 Mazda

P0744 Mazda Code - Slip Control Malfunction

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0744 Mazda?

  • Faulty torque converter clutch solenoid valve
  • Torque converter clutch solenoid valve harness is open or shorted
  • Torque converter clutch solenoid valve circuit poor electrical connection
  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid

|How to Fix the P0744 Mazda Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P0744 Mazda?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0744 Mazda code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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|When is the P0744 Mazda Code Detected?

The P0744 is detected when A/T cannot perform lock-up even if electrical circuit is good.

|What are Code P0744 Mazda Possible Symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What Does the P0744 Mazda Code Mean?

The Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) solenoid valve is activated, with the gear in D4, by the Transmission Control Module (TCM) in response to signals sent from the vehicle speed and the Engine Control Module (ECM). Lock-up piston operation will then be controlled. When the torque converter clutch solenoid valve is activated, the torque converter lockup clutch will engage creating a 1 to 1 RPM ratio between the transmission input shaft and the rotational speed of the torque converter.
Lock-up operation, however, is prohibited when A/T fluid temperature is too low.
When the accelerator pedal is depressed (less than 2/8) in lock-up condition, the engine speed should not change abruptly. If there is a big jump in engine speed, there is no lock-up.

Slip Control Malfunction

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