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Why is it when weather gets below 60 degrees my transmission won't shift into overdrive til about 12 miles out, and i lose 9 mpg? No apparent reason. Need help getting computer to talk to me to tell me what is wrong. which wires do i connect?

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Hi Mary.

The answer here is to obtain any trouble codes from your onboard computer.

To do that, you have two options..obtain them yourself using a code reader you can buy or possibly rent on a loan a tool program at a auto parts store..

or..

Take it to a garage and they will use their equipment to obtain any trouble codes your on board computer is putting out.

Should you do it yourself it will tell you exactly how to connect it and how to obtain and decipher the codes you get if any in the manual that comes with it.


If anymore assistance is needed, i'll be happy to help.



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Check fluid level first. your trans filter is probably dirty and needs changing , maybe losing mpg due to trans . slipping..Autozone can check the engine codes for free

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