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BX77 07-09-2012 09:05 PM

PO700 code
 
Came home from work and went for a ride all was going great, then the car car started to sound weird, and sputtered and just died! :mad:

Flat bed just happen to come by, and towed me to my mechanic's shop. I checked my AP and got the PO700 Code,

I did my research and read every thread about this, is the Tranny shot, or is it with the tranny sensor, or the big question how much$$$$ will this cost to fix. So before you flame me I just need to vent and to ask some questions.

I don't have my Mech home phone so I can't bother him :)

Any help would be appreciated

BX

bmx045 07-10-2012 02:23 PM

started to sound weird? like how?

Max Capacity 07-10-2012 02:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BX77 (Post 3973259)
I don't have my Mech home phone so I can't bother him :)


BX



I'm sure there's a reason for that...

BX77 07-10-2012 06:47 PM

Spun bearing just got the news :mad:

He looking into options on what he is going to do. he sold it to me about 3 weeks ago.

It had 80K on it, he did a complete 90K service
+ new radiator, flush all fluids, tune up, it was running great, Until.............

Can any one recomend what would be the best course of action. rebuilt, junk yard, new, any idear of costs??

Max Capacity 07-10-2012 06:54 PM

http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...-r-184106.html

That's my thread. It's cheaper to buy a new oem short block and have your heads rebuilt. You will want to have your heads checked by a good machine shop, chances are the valves are not in the best of shape. No sense in putting so so heads on a new block.

That should be a good start.

BX77 07-10-2012 07:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Max Capacity (Post 3974792)
http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...-r-184106.html

That's my thread. It's cheaper to buy a new oem short block and have your heads rebuilt. You will want to have your heads checked by a good machine shop, chances are the valves are not in the best of shape. No sense in putting so so heads on a new block.

That should be a good start.

Max just skimmed through your thread, I see you got a newer Turbo, (that was my next question) Do I replace the turbo, and what about this 5EAT Tranny, should I worry, my wife says tell him you want your money back (lemon law).

I have access to Unlimited OT at work, I can have this extra work all paid of by the end of July. He said If we do this lets do it right the first time.

What to do!!

Max Capacity 07-11-2012 04:44 AM

Doing it right the first time is the best way. That's why I did what I did.

The vf52 was done last Aug, it was $1030 I think. It came from Mike at AZPinstalls.com. You will need a tune with it, I'm sure he can get a vf46 also.

Your tranny should be fine.

3 weeks ago, the car should be covered under the 30 day warranty.

BX77 07-11-2012 05:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Max Capacity (Post 3975315)
Doing it right the first time is the best way. That's why I did what I did.

The vf52 was done last Aug, it was $1030 I think. It came from Mike at AZPinstalls.com. You will need a tune with it, I'm sure he can get a vf46 also.

Your tranny should be fine.

3 weeks ago, the car should be covered under the 30 day warranty.

I know it's covered, but I did flash it to stage 1 when I got it, so is it my fault, or would it have blown anyway??

Max Capacity 07-11-2012 06:03 AM

It would have blown any ways. Stage 1 is the minimum you want to be at. The factory MAP is flawed. There is a flaw in the timing that causes burnt valves.

BX77 07-11-2012 07:41 AM

Yeah that's what I thought

BarManBean 07-11-2012 08:48 AM

Your wife has good advice unless you're getting a new engine under good will or something similar. If you have to pay the full cost I'd say screw it and return it if you can. But it's your call, you'd end up with a new engine I guess...

EDIT: P0700 is a transmission code...why is it throwing this code if you have a spun bearing?

BX77 07-11-2012 09:36 AM

He is replacing it with a new longblock, Only costs to me is the difference for a built motor as opposed to a stock, Labor is on him, And if Turbo is shot he is going to have it rebuilt.

And if tranny is shot thats on him also, might be cheaper for him to give me my money back at that point

BarManBean 07-11-2012 09:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BX77 (Post 3975588)
He is replacing it with a new longblock, Only costs to me is the difference for a built motor as opposed to a stock, Labor is on him, And if Turbo is shot he is going to have it rebuilt.

And if tranny is shot thats on him also, might be cheaper for him to give me my money back at that point

Sounds like a great outcome for you.

BX77 07-11-2012 10:20 AM

Hope so I will keep you guys posted, Kind of excited and disapointed.

:) :mad:...........:confused:

BX77 11-18-2012 06:01 AM

I am bringing this back from the dead, I finally got my car back, long story short, my motor went after owning it for only 28 days, and 4 long months of being very patient on my side, and dealing with 2 dealers. I now have a 05 LGT wagon with a Brand new Long block and turbo:) with a SOA warranty, over 8K in new parts:), with no money out of my pocket!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! only down side is my registration expired, and have to wait until Monday to to DMV, and deal with them! all new cosmetic parts and snow tires will go on soon. will keep you guys posted!


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