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Transmission is stuck in limp mode what to do to fix it!!!!

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Run fault code and check for TCM problem. The limp mode is also for engine faults.

Posted on Dec 28, 2013

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  • Bill Boyd Dec 28, 2013

    go to auto zone and they will run the codes for free or go to the dealer service centre and have it done.

  • Angel Blevins
    Angel Blevins Jan 19, 2014

    is there a way to adjust the cambers your self

  • Bill Boyd Jan 20, 2014

    from your questions it is apparent that the job would be a bit beyond you so go to an accredited service centre and have it done.

  • Bill Boyd Jan 22, 2014

    go to auto zone or similar establishment or a service dealer for your car and ask thenm to read the codes


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SOURCE: stuck in limp mode. fixed brifly when cleaned O2

Replace 02 sensor..

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SOURCE: transmission in limp mode, light on

glad you got it fixed.

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that will have to be diagnosed-check for codes
& google what they are

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modes on some vehicles

Can't use it at all like that & not cause a problem

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