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Glenn Bradley, Australian Car Mechanic
Category: Australia Car
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Experience:  Ex Transmission Shop Owner, Driveline Specialist, 30+ years in the Australian Automotive Industry
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I have a vy commodore and it revs out a bit before it

Customer Question

i have a vy commodore and it revs out a bit before it changes into second. its not slipping. my check engine light comes on on the dash. i'm also using a fair bit of gas
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on while car in on. when i turn off it goes away but comes back on after a short period
JA: What year is your Commodore?
Customer: 2004 excecutive
JA: Are you fixing your Commodore yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no sorry not mecjanically minded. ive checked trans fluid which seems okay
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no just that thank you
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 4 months ago.

Hello! My name is Gary.
Welcome to JustAnswer.
I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with a reply shortly.

Expert:  Gary replied 4 months ago.

Can we get a scan for codes in the PCM please?

Sounds like a transmission internal harness issue.

If it has codes for shift solenoids, then the pan needs to come off for further analysis.

Gary