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I have a 1993 4door Lx, with a blinking "s" on the dashboard. when the "s" is blinking the car will rev, but won't turn over. when the light is not blinking, the car starts fine and drives fine, but when I turn it off and try to start it up again, the blinking "s" will come on and the car will rev and won't start. for several minutes, and sometimes even hours or days.(sometimes if I disconnect the battery and reconnect it, it'll start, but not all the time.) the reving pulls hard on my battery, and after several times of this happening,my battery is eventually drained. when the blinking "s" is on, my car will rev, won't start, but I am still able to shift the gears out of park and into drive, with no power on, I can even operate the power windows without the key in the ignition. What does the Blinking ,"s" mean? is this electrical, or related to my alternator or starter, or even transmission? and why is power still flowing through my car without my key in the ignition. (p.s. I don't thin this is relevant, but I have a remote start alarm, The remote start used to work, now it just pulls on the battery and attempts to start, but the "blinking "s" comes on and it won't start.)

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The blinking "S" means your Transmission Control Module is faulty. Replace.

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