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Check egine light

My check engine light is on and some time a little box with a x pops up and my take off is hestitated it feels as though it is jumping into gear

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  • bankscara Dec 20, 2008

    I'm having the same problem my check engine lights comes on and it acts like it want to jump into gear and sometimes it acts like its not changing gears. I went to Auto Zone to buy some transmission fluid like a fool and i could not find where to put it and neither could the men at the store.What is wrong and can it be fix?

  • G8r grl Jan 18, 2009

    I have the exact same problem as the previous people. I just got back from Auto Zone and I have no manual. My dad and I also weren't able to find the transmission fluid stick. So where should I check the transmission fluid????

  • rcarlson23 Jan 20, 2009

    I put the car in reverse and it seems to trigger this as well. I have a box with an X show up and the check engine light comes on. It seems as if the car won't change into 3rd gear, but some time the car drives with no problems at all. I called the dealership and they said it could be a rain censor?? I guess I'll just have to go up there and see what codes the car is giving off. Oh by the way the car doesn't have a dipstick the filler plug is on the transmission under the car. There is no way to check this accept through this.

  • loristhompso Feb 26, 2009

    I have the same problem with mine. The guy at Autozone had no idea what it was either/ The codes that came up were P0705-Trans Range Sensor Cicuit malfunction and P0700 Trans Control System Malfunction..He said it MAY be a problem with the fluids not getting to the transmission enough. I looked in my manual..and that icon isnt in it.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    I actually have a lot of the problems that are on here. My low beams just went out. I changed the bulbs. I couldnt get it out of park the other morning. I had to pump the brake numerous times to get it out. It is at almost 3 RPMs before it will start rolling. I have had this car for about 5 days and Have taken it back to the dealership 3 times. I am fed up with it already. The reviews are TERRIBLE. I wold not recommend it to anyone.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    I have a 2006 suzuki forenza and i am having a simliar problem. first the check engine light came on for two weeks straight. i thought it was because i needed an oil change, but now i know that has nothing to do with it. so i got an oil change, and THEN the box with the x on it has come on about 5 times and it scares me. it slips or disengages, and the gas petal wont work. it basically sounds like when you press the gas petal when its on neutral. its done this to me both going uphill and downhill. i pull over, turn off the car, then turn it on. then it works fine for the rest of the drive home. but it does it again every few days... my uncle knows cars and he is telling me that the transmission fluid can only be checked by jacking up the car and going under. basically this is "sealed" so that you have to take it in to get it filled/checked. I am going to take it to the dealership tomorrow and see what they say.

  • danielmtaylo May 14, 2009

    I went to autozone, the guys pulls up codes for every car but suzuki. He said I would have to call dealership to find out which auto I need to look at as they are interchangeable. Does this sound right?



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The transmision range sensor is the problem basically when it is faulty it sends false gear signals to the ecu the ecu gets the trouble code from the trans ecu and you r trans goes into fail safe mode causing it to only operate in third gear which would cause the very slow acceleration where it seems like its in nuetral basically you need to replace your trans range sensor

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Run a test on the engine control computer and see what the code(s) are stored. The indicator you mention I have no clue, have you checked the owners manual? We have no automotive tech material at fixya, still to new a service.

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