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2003 range rover. Computer thinks it is in gear when it not.

Customer Question

2003 range rover. Computer thinks it is in gear when it not. Won't start
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: New transmission
JA: Are you fixing your Range Rover yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: At dealer they have no idea
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Just want to get started
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet.
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  • Reply and let me know when your able to work on this concern.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

Are you looking for information to pass along to the dealer or are you wanting to get the vehicle back and do the diag and repair yourself?

Computer thinks it is in gear when it not. Who and how was this confirmed?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Myself. Dealers diagnosis
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

Is the transmission electronic control unit showing the correct gear?

Does this control unit show when you change gears?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The computer is showing in gear preventing it from starting.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

Which computer, the engine or transmission?

Does the transmission control unit show any gear change when the shifter is moved?

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 10 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris