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Old 01-05-2014, 03:33 PM   #1
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Default P0752 shift solenoid

My wife's 08 Saturn outlook engine light came on today.I scanned it and its giving me a P0752 code shift solenoid stuck. Does anybody know where this solenoid is? Any diagrams or pics? Is this something I can fix in the garage? Thanks

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Old 01-05-2014, 03:57 PM   #2
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yes this solinoid is part of the tcm(transmission conterol module) this can be 1 of 2 things...the 1st is the infamious 3-5-r wave plate failure..pm me your vin and i can see if you are still under powertrain warr... if out you could ask gm for assitance with this repair.. the other option we have seen is that the trans fliud pressure switch bellows seperates from the tcm body and no longer switches states to tell the tcm if a valve has moved in the control valve body...usualy shows up between 70-90k...the repair for the tcm is to replace and reprogram the tcm&solinod control assy.. about 4 hrs labor and im not shure of what overcounter price is cuz i work for a dealer and only pay peer to peer priceing...the wave plate is a very expensive repair..given the option if it were my own car i would ask gm for assitance and go with the serta and a 50/50 split of the repair cost as the new unit will have minamum a 3yr 50k warr on it.....if when you run the car and after 3-5 min of running you hear a semi loud buzzing noise from the drivers ft wheel under the car it's the plate failure, the noise is caused by the filter being plugged up and cavitating the pump. it can be confirmed by draining some out of the drain plug while running and if you get grey fluid put a fork in it your done... if the fluid is deark red/black with a samll amount of glitter it's probably the tfp bellows..ask for assitance anyway... see the redline chain strech thread for info on good will asstance....if a solinoid is stuck off in these trannys it is to prevent further internal damage..hth...sorry to be the bearer of bad news..

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Old 02-10-2014, 03:40 PM   #3
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Default Re: P0752 shift solenoid

I'm new to Saturnalia and my wife's 2008 Outlook 100k miles has the same code: P0752. I cleared the code and drives fine; code has not shown again. There are no noises or rattles. Do I need to get this checked out or is this a false error? Also am I causing more harm by clearing the code and driving? 3 weeks ago the P0700 code came up and after clearing no issues.

Guys I need some help here because I'm halfway tempted to trade it and cut my losses. I called the stealership and no warranty. I'll take any help!!!

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Old 02-11-2014, 06:28 AM   #4
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I'm new to Saturnalia and my wife's 2008 Outlook 100k miles has the same code: P0752. I cleared the code and drives fine; code has not shown again. There are no noises or rattles. Do I need to get this checked out or is this a false error? Also am I causing more harm by clearing the code and driving? 3 weeks ago the P0700 code came up and after clearing no issues.

Guys I need some help here because I'm halfway tempted to trade it and cut my losses. I called the stealership and no warranty. I'll take any help!!!
You basically need to heed satellite's advice above. Take a fluid sample and see if you have Al shavings in your fluid....telltale that the wave washer is failing.
While I understand why you may considering trading the vehicle, generally trading the car for this issue is a false economy even if you have to drop $2K for a 50/50 reman tranny replacement. Reason is you get an effectively new trans good for 100K more miles or so and a 3 yr warranty. Trading for a new vehicle comparatively is much bigger dollars. But if you feel its time to get a new vehicle, now maybe a good time.

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Old 02-26-2014, 09:56 PM   #5
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Ok issue has started returning and will check fluid for shavings.

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rangejeep pm me your vin

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.....if when you run the car and after 3-5 min of running you hear a semi loud buzzing noise from the drivers ft wheel under the car ...
My wifes 2007 Outlook XR has done then almost since new, currently has 103,000 miles on it. The noise seems related to teh steering though as you can change the pitch/volume of the noise by turning the steering wheel, and the noise is not affected by vehicle speed above 20 MPH.

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Old 11-30-2014, 07:14 PM   #8
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yes this solinoid is part of the tcm(transmission conterol module) this can be 1 of 2 things...the 1st is the infamious 3-5-r wave plate failure..pm me your vin and i can see if you are still under powertrain warr... if out you could ask gm for assitance with this repair.. the other option we have seen is that the trans fliud pressure switch bellows seperates from the tcm body and no longer switches states to tell the tcm if a valve has moved in the control valve body...usualy shows up between 70-90k...the repair for the tcm is to replace and reprogram the tcm&solinod control assy.. about 4 hrs labor and im not shure of what overcounter price is cuz i work for a dealer and only pay peer to peer priceing...the wave plate is a very expensive repair..given the option if it were my own car i would ask gm for assitance and go with the serta and a 50/50 split of the repair cost as the new unit will have minamum a 3yr 50k warr on it.....if when you run the car and after 3-5 min of running you hear a semi loud buzzing noise from the drivers ft wheel under the car it's the plate failure, the noise is caused by the filter being plugged up and cavitating the pump. it can be confirmed by draining some out of the drain plug while running and if you get grey fluid put a fork in it your done... if the fluid is deark red/black with a samll amount of glitter it's probably the tfp bellows..ask for assitance anyway... see the redline chain strech thread for info on good will asstance....if a solinoid is stuck off in these trannys it is to prevent further internal damage..hth...sorry to be the bearer of bad news..
Had a 3-5-r replaced 4 years ago. The CEL comes on and off by itself lately. Last night I got an old scanner and read codes P0700 and P0752. Do you think it's the 3-5-r failing again? I believe I felt the car rattling. Thank you.

Forgot to mention, 2008 VUE XR FWD 3.6

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Had a 3-5-r replaced 4 years ago. The CEL comes on and off by itself lately. Last night I got an old scanner and read codes P0700 and P0752. Do you think it's the 3-5-r failing again? I believe I felt the car rattling. Thank you.

Forgot to mention, 2008 VUE XR FWD 3.6
Obviously know this is an old post, but if you could answer back that would be great, what was the outcome here for the repair?


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