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Car goes into limp mode wont come out of 2nd

Car goes into limp mode, even after resetting by disconnecting battery terminals what could problem be

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That happened to my '95 OLDS Aurora... Turned out to be 1&2 gear shift solenoid had "popped" out. He replaced new solenoids and a factory patch kit and ****** shifts like brand new. Hope that helps you cause that was less than 10% the cost of a new/rebuilt transmission!

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SOURCE: 1998 honda accord transmission goes into limp mode

the vehicle may have a electrical problem and or mechanical problem in the trans....id try replaceing the solenoids and then the entire transmision and torque converter.

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SOURCE: automatic transmission is stuck in 2nd gear (limp mode)

most newer vehicles  have transmission control modules,that go to a default of 2nd or 3rd gear when they go bad!  I had a 91 plymouth stuck in 3rd gear because of this module! could be your problem!    when mine went out, it smelled like something electrical burned inside the the passenger cabin! I would check all the electrical connections on the transmission first    good luck   

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SOURCE: 2002 Chrysler Town and Country limp mode

Hello, I have the same problem with my 2002 neon. I was told it was the solenoid pack. I purchased one on eBay (the garage want around $200) for $88. I also bought on eBay the input and output VSS(vehicle speed sensors) for $25 for both. Autozone has these sensors for $27 each. I am going to replace these parts in a day or so to see if it helps.I dont have a garage and its cold outside here in West Virginia. I have also been told to check the ground straps to make sure they are getting good connections. They are located at the starter. I will let you know how this turns out for me when I do the repairs. I have been reading many forums where others are having the same problems. If you have learned anything from your experience please let me know.
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SOURCE: 94 Lebaron GTC 2nd gear limp in mode

It has an electical problem. You need to take it to the dealership if you want it diagnosed correctly. It will need to be in limp in, and don't turn the car off as this is clearing the code out of the computer. Leave it running, tell the service advisor your situation and not to turn it off till someone can hook the scan tool to it. This will give them the cause of limp in, and should be able to be resolved after.

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SOURCE: automatic transmission is stuck in 2nd gear (limp mode)

it is eletical eather a fuse is blown or the speed sensor didnt get hooked up dose spedo work

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How can I get my car out of limp mode or reset it.


fail safe /limp mode..sounds like an automatic transmission

you should have third and reverse

undo battery terminals wait two minutes
reconnect
if it wont go out of fail safe

it will need a replacement /referb or used ECU/TCU
that is the same plug ins numbers or year of manufacture and cylinders

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Ah, I see. You want to outsmart the computer? Right logic, wrong computer. I think the problem is not in the transmission, but it is the engine computer that has communicated with the transmission computer and put the car in limp-in mode. The fix engine light is sent from the engine computer, and this is the main computer in the car, the main drive train computer, if you will.
The short answer is yes it will reset, by just unhooking the battery. Won't do any harm. Start it up about an hour later, and be sure and let it warm up to normal operating temperature (closed loop) before you take it out for a test drive. Otherwise you may be miles from home in 2nd gear limp-in mode again.
The real fix is to talk to your car...like communicate with the computer and get those trouble codes read...talk to it nice, not the abrupt tone of the glaring idiot light, and maybe it will respond in a kinder, gentler easy to fix diagnostic code!!!!
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Sounds like you have a transmission problem.
The reason it's stuck in 1st or 2nd is the computer goes into "limp home mode" allowing you to get the vehicle to a service center to get it repaired.
By disconnecting the battery you reset the computer and your transmission works until it senses the problem again and goes into limp home mode again
Get your trans serviced

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Most transmissions have a limp mode, or limp-home mode.
If the driveline computer thinks there is something wrong, it can lock the transmission into one gear, such as 2nd gear. Usually reverse will also be available. The Impala automatic has 4 speeds. 2nd speed or gear will get you home, but the engine rpms can get a little high. I wouldn't get on the expressway will in limp mode.
Before taking to the shop, you might want to try and reset limp mode by turning the car off for a couple minutes, or you may have to disconnect and reconnect the battery.

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