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Transmission is stuck in limp mode. A few days ago. 2008…

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Transmission is stuck in...

Transmission is stuck in limp mode

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your transmission fluid last checked?

A few days ago

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?

2008 sebring 2.4 j

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sebring yourself? What have you tried so far?

Took it to a shop a and they tested a bunch of the wires, solenoid pack etc. They dont know the casue of it. It comes out of limp mode and then goes back to normal and drives fine

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Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

Limp in happens because the trans controller sees a failure and locks you in second gear. There are many possible causes for limp in and it will require some testing to determine what is wrong. It could be the module itself, the TIPM, a wiring problem, speed sensors, solenoids, pressure switches, wiring, or an internal trans issue.

Do you know what codes are currently setting?

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