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Limp mode My 1999 Dodge Avenger continues to show service engine soon light and will not shift into drive after driving for a few miles. I have changed the Shift solenoid assembly, TCM, and both speed sensors. What is left?

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See this commentary and proceed.with RUN the scanner/computer for easy diagnostic and fix it. God bless you
When you turn the ignition ON before starting the car, the "Check engine" light is supposed to come on indicating that the engine computer (also could be called ECM, PCM, or ECU) is powered on. If the "Check engine" light does not come with the ignition ON, it's possible that there is no power coming to the engine computer (e.g., due to a broken wire, faulty main relay, burnt fuse, etc.) or that there is a problem with the engine computer itself.

Posted on Jul 23, 2013

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SOURCE: Where is the shift solenoid located in my 98 Dodge

THE SOLENOIDS ARE INSIDE THE TRANSMISSION, U MUST REMOVE THE SHEET METAL TRANS PAN TO SERVICE THEM.

Posted on Apr 16, 2010

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Change the output speed sensor as well and clear the vehicle codes either via a scanner or disconnecting the battery.Also make sure the transmission is at the proper fluid level.

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

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You dont have to pull the tranny to fix this. Some so called "experts" on here shouldnt be giving advice if they dont know. The solenoid pack is located in the front the transmission just below the air filter and in front of the input speed sensor you just replaced. Unbolt the connector with a 10mm socket then the bolts connecting to the tranny. Replace with a new one 140 bux or close(get a new one). Installation is vice versa. Easy fix for any person who is mechanically inclined. Always get a second or third opinion when asking a thousand dollar question on any website. Some people think they know....but they dont.

Posted on Oct 17, 2010

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SOURCE: 2001 dodge stratus wont shift

Good Evening, I have a dumb question. have you cleared any current or history codes in the transmission? They will default with codes in the system. Also make note on what they are. If any and we can go from there, and yes tcm would be the next place to go but more info is best as far as codes and such.

Posted on Oct 28, 2010

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