Question about Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Why do my 2006gmcenvoydanai keep going into limp mode

Limp mode kicks in and out when driven

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 2,963 Answers

Sounds like a bad intermittent connection with any one of the sensors. If you can get it to an auto parts store and get the error codes read at the precise time it goes into or is still in the limp mode that may tell you where to look for the bad connection.

Posted on Apr 13, 2015

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 10,875 Answers

It is getting old,it probably needs some via gra tranny fluid,be careful of hard running tranny if more than 4 hours,contact a mechanics helper

Posted on Apr 13, 2015

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do u reset limp mode in 2001 jimmy


Engineers designed current transmissions to go into limp-in mode when a problem is detected that will lead to destruction of the transmission if it is continued to be driven normally. It allows the driver to 'limp-in' to a qualified transmission service. You can try a few things like changing the transmission fluid and filter to see if that restores proper operation, but usually something major needs to be done internally to return the transmission to full service.

Oct 29, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My 99 Cadillac sts is in limp mode i believe as it srarts and runs but wont move when i put it in gear. How do i get it out of limp mode?


Sounds like you have a failiing transmission, faulty selector, or possibly a failing Transmission ECU. There are too many possible causes to even guess, but what I can tell you that 'limp mode' will not prevent your vehicle from Driving - It will, however, enable a vehicle with certain failing systems to be driven short distances at limited speeds (with decreased power), but it does not prevent the vehicle from moving - If your vehicle starts but does not move when placed in gear, the problem is not 'limp mode' but lies elsewhere.

Jul 27, 2016 | Cadillac Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

What will cause a 2009 Pontiac g8 gt 6.0 motor to not fire one side of motor


I am reading something all about Limp Mode
or LIMP SAFE MODE...

Which seems to be all about
Thread G8 GT Limp Mode P1516 P2101 P2176

the car being driven at extremes... in other than
prescribed parameters ... causing OBD codes to be posted

My guess you are experiencing Limp Mode

I tried to pull up schematics from Autozone... but your car is not supported Looking for common coil (or coils) fuse(s).

G8 GT Limp Mode - P1516, P2101, P2176
Particularly this last thread [4 cylinder failure]
... but read on

and disconnecting the battery [ ill advised ] to reset the "condition"


Lifter failure or stuck in limp mode or WHAT is going on PLZ HELP LS1TECH

Not Limp Mode

Jan 17, 2016 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

95 Nissan Maxima in limp mode automatic transmission stage and second and third how do you get out of limp mode


There are major faults that need to be addressed. The car is in limp mode because the computer is saving the engine or transmission from damage if the car is driven. IF you ignore the problem and do nothing to have the vehicle problems diagnosed and fixed it will stop running altogether.

You get it out of limp mode by fixing the problems with the vehicle - not ignoring them.

Jan 04, 2016 | Nissan Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My car goes into linp mode


You need to put a scanner on the car and read the code. Fix the code and reset the computer.

Oct 14, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What would cause myVW Tiguan 2.0 tdi to go into limp mode


the limp mode is a pre-set condition in the CPU program that when certain sensors that report to the ECM are sent out of set parameters, the readings being received by the ECM and compared with the CPU program make the ECM choose a new program in the CPU which reduces power, speed and will stop the engine if the parameters diversion is serious enough. The limp mode is designed to allow you to move the vehicle to a place of safety and not to be driven endlessly. The parameters are in sensors that control aspects of the engine management ( over heating, no oil ,no oil pressure, fluctuating position sensors, etc and in the automatic transmission ( overheating oil, VSS problems ,TCM problems, oil pressure etc ). BY going into limp mode it is trying to protect the engine and transmission for expensive damage and drawing your attention to failure/s that you are not aware of or have been ignoring ( overheating from coolant loss)

Sep 18, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Check engine light keeps coming on then the car keeps going into limp mode


Limp mode on my Saab kicks in when alternator and/or battery is going bad. All power shuts down to a/c, radio and even lights eventually allowing you basic spark to get off the road. Limp mode is actually a very effective design. Check the alternator.

Aug 30, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Failsafe keeps appearing


take it to jaguar and have the software checked and any fault codes removed ,

Apr 30, 2010 | 2000 Jaguar S-Type

1 Answer

Gear box for ed sedan


If the actual gear stick is hard to move you will find the linkages are stuck on something, if it moves freely and still doesnt change theres two things it could be, first is motor was incorrectly installed or second is the gearbox has gone into limp mode, limp mode is a factory set mode that keeps the car in 3rd gear for a 3 speed or 4th in a 4 speed, in the ba's i had this problem with my car, limp mode is only a safety measure to get you home and should be looked at immediatley.

Jan 12, 2009 | 2005 Ford Futura

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

41 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75197 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...