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Car suddenly went into limp mode
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. Your Hummer could have the brake system engaged for the traction control. Disable the traction control and see if the engine will increase in speed. Another thing to check is the...
Nissan primera p11 won't rev pass 2500 rpm
Hi there. The car sounds like it has gone into limp mode for some reason. I would double check to be sure the MAF is working properly as this will cause this type of reaction as well. Check to see...
Mechanical problem with my car - 2010 Infiniti EX35
Hello there, many different faults could cause your Infiniti EX35 to run poorly. With the coolant gauge reading hot and the lack of coolant it sounds like your car overheated. When cars overheat the computer will put them into a...
Input turbine speed sensor B has stopped working
Hello and thank you for your question. It sounds like the input turbine speed sensor B has failed or lost connection to the engine control module (ECM). You will first need to check the wiring to the sensor and see...
Transmission jerks, goes into limp mode, loss of power - 2006 Mercedes-Benz B200
Hello. It sounds like there is a problem with either the transmission control module and/or its wiring. There could also be a problem with the transmission valve body or clutches and if either of these are worn out this may...
Engine noise, RPM fluctuation, ABS, 4x4 warning on
Hello. It sounds like you have a problem with the DME (digital motor electronics) and the ECU (engine control unit). It would not be a mistake to have these two things replaced. It is an expensive repair but I’m confident...
Limp mode - Honda N WGN
It is possible that the issue could be related to your throttle relay. The throttle relay would be located in your power distribution box under the hood. I would recommend swapping it with a similar relay to determine if the...
Warning: Engine Malfunction! Reduced Power: Engine is operating at reduced output
This is a sign of your car's automatic fail safe mode. When your car's computer detects that something has gone wrong in one of it's major systems, it will send the car into what is known as a "limp mode"...
Trans sensors
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle suffered some sort of serious issue, especially if it put the vehicle in limp mode. A few things that can cause the symptoms you describe are issues with the...
Sluggish when starting from braking position and when going uphill
Hey there. If your truck is in limp in mode, the PCM (powertrain control module) believes there is something wrong and it is attempting to protect itself. The place to start is connecting a scanner to your truck to read...
Slow/no acceleration high RPMs
Hey there. When the transmission control module detects a problem (i.e. faulty sensors, low fluid, etc.) the Check Engine Light will come on, and it will go into a "limp" mode. This limp mode will cause the car to drive...
Car isn't shifting when pedal is all the way down and is slow.
Your engine management system is going into "limp mode" when the Check Engine light is illuminated, reducing engine power, and quite likely, leaving your automatic transmission in 2nd gear. This is why you are experiencing greatly diminished performance. Turning your...
Gear performance
Your transmission is stuck in one gear, most likely the second gear. It could be shifting into third, but I can't say for sure. This can occur for two reasons. Either the transmission is failing or your car has gone...
This keeps happening on and off when the light comes on and say power trans safe mode and. Then the car runs slow how do you fix it
Hello. Without further detail as to the specific make and model of your car, it may be difficult to diagnose. However, most cars have a "safe mode" or limp mode" that the transmission ECU will enable when either the transmission...
Transmission issue, car limps and very slow in drive
Hello. If this light is coming on, then the computer is detecting a transmission issue. I always start by checking the fluid. If it is low then this will occur. If the fluid level is fine then the condition needs...
Limp mode
If you do not use the recommended fluid for Chrysler or any transmissions in general, it can cause the transmission to have shifting and slipping concerns. Even damage can be caused from incorrect fluids being used. This is why I...
Battery went low causing car to go into limp mode
There are a few things that can go wrong when the battery dies out like that. One thing you can try is to reset the main computer. Look to a service guide or repair manual for specific instructions on how...
Where can I purchase the limp-home buffer A2203280839 for the rear suspension in my 2003 E500 MBZ?
Hello. If your rear air suspension is lowered then it will likely need to be repaired before it can be restored to full height. Any component you need to make the repairs can likely be sourced from a Mercedez Benz...
After shop replaced my starter on 330ci bmw, my car is in limp mode
Hi. More than likely there is a fuse blown causing the car to be in limp mode. This could have happened when they reconnected the battery or when things were removed to get to the starter. The shop will always...
Engine went into "limp home mode with power train fault wrench indicated in dash. It will not accelerate. Not pulling any load.
Hi there. Your vehicle's wrench light, Check Engine Light and lack of performance go hand in hand. The vehicle's PCM (powertrain control module) has recognized a fault and put the vehicle into limp home mode. It could be, a throttle...

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