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98 dodge avenger transmission problem

My 98 dodge avenger doesnt shift once in a while .its an automatic transmission and it seems to get stuck in second gear and the check engine light goes on i have took the car in several times and they diagnos it and the computer always says transmission and they reset the computer and its fine for a while then happens again .ive had the transmission serviced and flushed and there is any exsesive metal in the pan is it the silonoid

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  • Michael_ezio Dec 12, 2008

    I have a '96 dodge avenger and it goes on limp mode (stuck in second gear) like yours, When the engine is cold it does it! when it's hot I just turn the ignition key off and back on and it shift normally. It must be a sensor somewhere. The mechanic could not fix it and dodge dealer (stealer) is asking 450 dollars to fix it and wont tell me the problem. I think I will get a manual and check it out. I'm mechanically inclined and I will solve the problem !!! Michael_ezio@hotmail.com

  • Darrell Hickel
    Darrell Hickel Dec 27, 2012

    acually the dealer wants to put a modified solenoid pack on the transmission because somehow they magicly fixed the problem with the new redesigned solenoid pack.

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Codes will verify if it needs to be pulled out. More than likely it will as the electronics are rarely the problem. The computer senses a indifference in the ratio between the sensors so it locks it in limp mode - 2nd gear.

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When you got metal in the pan your car is toasted. I would not bother getting it fixed. It would cost way to much.

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I have a 98 automatic dodge avenger, it will only go into 2nd gear has gotten really cold lately, i let it warm up and and drove it around and only stays in 2nd,,it will rev up but wont shift into the next gear??

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