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Last Updated 2017-01-17
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Trouble CodeFault LocationProbable Cause
P1744 Torque Converter Clutch System Stuck in Off Position (FORD, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MERCURY)
Lock Up Clutch System (HYUNDAI)

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Other Manufacturer Specific Definitions for P1744

Torque Converter Clutch System Stuck in Off Position (Ford)
AT – gear shift malfunction (Acura)
Lock Up Clutch System (Hyundai)
Torque converter clutch (TCC) (Land Rover)
Torque converter clutch (TCC) -malfunction (Lincoln)
Torque converter clutch (TCC) system – malfunction (Mazda)
Torque Converter Clutch System Stuck in Off Position (Mercury)

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