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94 caravan Limp Mode

Had the tcm and both speed sensors replaced, but still limps at will. Clearing limp mode by turning ignition on and off 10 times will reset. Tranny runs fine for a while, but goes limp again. Daily, but not consistently. Sometimes while driving at highway speeds, sometimes when starting in the morning, but not always. Usually limps at sometime during the day. There is not check engine light since tcm.

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This must be your lucky day, to get an answer back this quick. I am dannydoesita, and I just finished fixing the same problem in my 2002 Chrysler Concorde. The problems are the same for all 42Le a606 transmissions. I will take you trough this repair step by step, but I don't know your capabilities or your desire in tackling this project.
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4- If you have p1776, then the problem is with your solenoid pack
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Is the vehicle's Check Engine Light on? It should briefly light up when you turn the key on (before you start the engine) to show that the light is working correctly. Based on what I've read I believe you should have one or more trouble codes. A place like AutoZone will read the trouble codes for you for free, and you can look them up here - http://www.engine-light-help.com/generic-check-engine-light-codes.html

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SOURCE: 94 caravan in limp mode sometimes

i have had luck replacing the solenoid packs on these models but i usually had a 12 shift or 23 shift code stored in the tcm controller

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