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Deville: gear indicator fault on rear out on cluster

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95 sedan deville, reads "gear indicator fault" on rear out on cluster. Feels like it is not shifiting into od
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Kyle N. replied 9 years ago.


Does the indictator light indicate the correct gear when the lever is placed in gear?

Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to Kyle Northrop's Post: This msg scrolls across the info screen in the cluster. The gear indicator reads that it is in od   "gear indicator fault"
Expert:  Kyle N. replied 9 years ago.

Usually that means you have a faulty range switch. The range switch reports the gear you are in to the computer. If the computer thinks you are in a different gear then you are you will get a code stored.

Let me know if you need more help.

Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Do you meen the trans range sensor and if so do you know where it is located on this veh... Thanks
Expert:  Kyle N. replied 9 years ago.

Yes, that's correct.

I'm pretty sure on your caddy it's on the transmission.

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