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transmission takes off on 4th gear

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transmission takes off on 4th gear
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok this is usually a solenoid pack issue or harness issue is the engine light on?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok if you disconnect the battery and clamp the terminals off the battery together for 15 minutes then reconnect the battery will the system reset and shift properly?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no change
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
If you manually shift the vehicle will it shift through all the gears then?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok then the problem is the vehicles computer causing this issue . That's why there is no engine light and you can shift manually through the gears . This needs to be checked next. Hoped this helped. Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated .
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
what to look for
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Need to send the vehicles computer to be sent out and fixed for this issue . This is something you can not do yourself.
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