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I have a 96 Jetta that is stuck in 1st gear. The linkage cable is working but the car wont go outta 1st!

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The transmission is shifted with a computer. The computer needs input signals in order to make a shift decision, There are three speed sensors (input,output,and vehicle speed) that must work for a shift to be comanded. I wouldrecomend you sheck for stored codes and check the vehicle speed sensor.Is the speedo working?

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

  • carie1221 Feb 19, 2011

    I am having the same problem but my code came up as 00264? The car is auto and seems to be stuck in a gear as well! It shifts thru gears just doesnt follow thru if you get what i mean! The battery was disc. today to put in a starter than suddenly, driving home, it just sounded like it was revving higher and stuck in the same gear... what can i do?

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