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Hi , my 2012 gu patrol auto (3000km) goes into what seems like a limp mode occasionally when towing a 2000kg caravan.I don't tow in overdrive and stick to about 90kph.This am it activated about 5mins after start up! No alarm lights come up_any ideas? Thanks Kim


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From what you have described here this sounds like an electrical fault and most likely with the transmission itself.When you can cycle the key off and then back on like this and the fault is gone for a short period this usually indicates an electrical component acting up.

This may be a fault with a solenoid or sensor in the transmission itself.

Even though no warning lights have come on I would have the fault codes checked with a scan tool that can plug into your vehicle and read out the codes that have set.This will aid with the diagnosis of this fault.If you can have this done and post the code info here this will help with the diagnosis.

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