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Fuses went bad

This happened three times. When going up a hill, the car automatically shifted into 3rd and bam..the odometer quit working and the car would not shift out of 3rd. Drove home slowly in 3rd gear... I was told it was a fuse. Replaced .50 fuse twice. Then car would not start the 3rd time.. Now is sits at the dealer who wants to replace at least two of the three harenesses at the tune of $3900. and then says the 3rd may need to be replaced for another $500. plus labor. It is a great looking 2002 PT and the low Blue book in not much higher than these repairs. ANY suggestions?

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  • jluhnow Jul 18, 2008

    Correction to Fuses went bad. THE speedometer not the odometer quit working and the car would not shift our of 3rd.

    The transmission checked out as OK. Then it happened again.

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Hi this transmision works electronic and if it cant read the speeed it will not shift properly your car may have a defective ignition swith or a short that is blowing that fuse ,have this checked before you spend all that money,GOOD LUCK.......

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