Code P1870

Asked by Mar 04, 2013 at 08:51 PM about the Chevrolet Silverado Classic 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

p1870 what does that mean? Whats the first step i should look into?

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P1870 CHEVROLET - Transmission Component Slipping ---- Possible causes - Trailer towing may set code - Check transmission fluid level - Internal transmission fault ---- Transmission is in 4th gear with Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) engaged and the Engine Control Moduel (ECM) has detected excessive slippage when comparing the input shaft speed to the output shaft speed

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the infamous 1870 that code has to do with the torque converter clutch and or weak pressure to clutch

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