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Hi Dave - we had the alternator replaced with a used unit about two weeks ago; it's been running fine since, though I have noticed a slow coolant leak under the since the service.
I noticed no change in how the car started.
I have no way of pulling the codes; I'm afraid to drive the thing for fear of doing more damage to the tranny.
Check engine and tranny light are on constantly.
Runs fine at idle. Seems to rev fine when I rev it in neutral.
Thanks for your help.
With the lights you have on, I believe your vehicle is going into limp mode. When the computer does that it is usually a solenoid issue that it detects. When was the last time you had the transmission fluid flushed.
I've owned the car for two and a half years, I believe the tranny coolant was changed right before I bought the car. about 20k miles ago.
If it is the solenoid, could I have damaged the car by driving it the 4 miles to get it home? Can I drive it to the shop? If it is the solenoid, should I expect further transmission problems in the future?