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1st and 2nd shift error on code reader in trans

Drive truck willnot shift from 2nd to get to third code reader says 1st adn 2nd shift error replace 1-2-2-3 shift solenoid still will not shift

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    speedo and the trans stopped working together. wont shift into drive, but 1st and 2nd work

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    hi,my name is john.I have a 02 jetta. it doesn't shift from 1st. a code p0773 came out, says shift solenoid.should I replace it?

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Shift error codes are enabled not only if the solonoids are faulty, does your scanner show you the solonoids switching? you could have a wiring fault. It could also be the pcm not allowing the solonoids to activate. These complicated systems are very difficult to diagnose for us profesionals with all the scanners and machines we have. Find a transmission shop in your area with a system to drive the vehicle bypassing the computor system, this will determine electrical or internal trans failure. But before you do anything check your conections from the transmission to the pcm. Also all the engine conectors and earth straps.

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