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1998 automatic fiat punto

I have a 1998 automatic fiat punto-when i put the gears into D,the car will not drive forward,,,,but if i rev the car alittle, a red gearbox light comes on the dash but it doesnt flash---if i then move the gear stick into R then D the car will drive forward,and will drive perfect .....until i go into Pand turn off the engine,and then retry --the same problem occurs----anyone got any idea of what is causing this,,please help

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    HI-THANX -FOUND OUT IT SOME SORT OF ELECTRICAL PROBLEM,,THANX.X

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Another factor that could affect your problem is the hydrolic fluid. there is a valve body inside the gearbox which controlls the gears. so lets say the vavle that controlls first gear dont open then the hydrolic fluid wont activate first gear. i think when u revv the engine it is increasing the hydrolic pressure which is aiding the vavle to open. the problem could be in the valve controll modual.

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