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Every morning i have to start and shut off truck 5 to 6

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Every morning i have to start and shut off truck 5 to 6 times..
It will show CH ...then go to SM...i turn it off oull key out...a minute and start again. I do tjis cycle 5 to 6 times over an hour or so then it will show FF ..and go in N.
Then all will go well all day....and then next morning same thing.
I rev the engine to 12 / 15 rpm and qait each time for 5..6 minutes.
When it goes on SM i can shift but gear stays on 3..will not shift nor can i shift manually.
Its a 2005 Volvo VNL 780 with Meritor freedomline automatic. 12 speed..no clutch. The air is built all the way to 120 normally first time.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Daniel Wilson replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is***** will be glad to try to help. What is the transmission complete model from the ID tag on the transmission so I can get you the correct information?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How doni find the id tag
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where do i find the id tag
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dan...are you there..?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Daniel Wilson replied 1 year ago.

Hi, It's Dan, We can post back and forth as needed. I was called out on the road by the time you replied but your transmission tag should be on the side of the case towards the rear of the transmission.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will have to crawl under truck..?
Can you by any chance tell me anything that could be a possible fix
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will have to take truck to a shop to get under it..am not actually working on it...am driving it
Expert:  Daniel Wilson replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the info. Click on this link for the information and explanation of your display indicators and your fault code list. I would need the full list of codes you are getting and the tag information to give you more detailed troubleshooting steps. Let me know

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