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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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I have mazda 6 2.3 4 cylinder automatic! My problem is why

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Hi there i have mazda 6 2.3 4 cylinder automatic! My problem is why when i start my car and put it into drive gear jump from 1 to 3 gear and it s showing on my dashboard battery light? Reverse is working Neutral also and parking also tnx!
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

It sounds as if the transmission is in limp in and the battery light is on. The battery light will come on when charging voltage is not correct, but that may not be related to the trans issue.

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.

The first step in diagnosing the problem will be to use a scan tool or code reader to see what fault codes are setting in the engine and transmission controllers. Do you know what codes are setting?

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