P0731 Archives - Transmission Digest
Falling Through the Cracks

And that is exactly what happens with a ZF 5HP24 transmission in an Audi, Jaguar or BMW. This problem will produce code P0731 (or P1722 with Jaguars) and it means a gear-ratio error in first. And it also may be accompanied by a complaint neutralizing at a stop when hot. The technicians on Transmission Rebuilders Network Worldwide (TRNW) are all too familiar with this problem. Yet, technicians around the country frequently allow this problem to fall through the cracks, which is why I thought of writing an article about it.