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Isuzu Trooper: I have a 99 Isuzu Trooper 3.5 eng.and the tranny

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I have a 99 Isuzu Trooper 3.5 eng.and the tranny is stuck in safe mode after rebuild how do i fix it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Has the computer been reset?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Ok then the engine light has to be on correct?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

no it is not on

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
There has to be tranny codes.What was replaced in the transmission?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

we replaced shift solenoid neutral safety swich vss we have no trans. codes

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Ok there was no issue prior correct ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

no there was not

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Ok do me a favor switch back shift solenoids and see if there is still an issue.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

already tried that no help next haha

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Ok I see we are on the same page here lol.Neutral safety switch is operating correctly and speedometer also ?Has to be an issue with one of these or the harness.Last time I had an issue disconnected the battery and clamped the battery terminals together off the battery for 15 minutes then reconnected them and it reset and onetimehad to replace the computer.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I will try that if it does not work i will get back to you thanks Oscar

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Anytime.Hoped this helped.Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated.Please rate excellent service so I get credit for my help anything lower leaves me negative feedback thanks.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

car doc no go starts out in 3rd. gear whats next

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Sounds computer related to me.Will it manually shift through all gears?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes and we changed the computer

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Ok then Im sure you swapped the VSS correct?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes sir

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
OK there has to be an issue with the transmission itself internally which I know is hard to explain to the customer been there.But these units as you and I know fail all the time.Was the same year and model computer used?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

absolutely

Expert:  Tom replied 2 years ago.
Ok then this is internal or theres a damaged pin in one of the connectors or a damaged harness and these need to be checked next .If its internal you know the drill rebuild or salvage unit installed.Hoped this helped.Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated.Please rate excellent service so I get credit for my help anything lower leaves me negative feedback thanks.
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